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13 Aug 2015 132 2 mins Share

Arts and Design Courses in Australia

Want to study arts abroad but don’t know where? Why don’t you hop right into the land down under,i.e., Australia to enroll in to some of the best arts schools.

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Study Arts and Design in Australia

Studying arts in Australia promises to be fun - great city life, fabulous beaches and scenic landscapes. Australian culture is a rich, complex tapestry. Most Australians are open to new experiences, are positive about their cultural diversity and friendly.

The Arts and Design programmes reflect the country’s dynamic cultural history and multicultural fabric. In Australia, students can explore styles as diverse as ancient aboriginal art to the latest contemporary art.

Students are taught to develop their own unique style, based on their individual cultural identity.

 Most leading Australian universities have separate schools and faculty for Art and Design courses. An added point of interest as per a recent Asia week review: “Eight of the ‘best 50 universities in Asia’ are in Australia”.

Here are some of the renowned Arts schools in Australia:

  • University of Technology
  • University of New South Wales
  • Charles Sturt University
  • Western Sydney University
  • The University of Queensland
  • Murdoch University
  • Monash University
  • Latrobe College of Art & Design
  • Raffles                                                                                                                

What is distinctive about these Australian Arts and Design courses?

With diversity and wide choices, it’s important to know the profile, strength and distinctive character of the courses. That’s where ACUADS (Australian Council of Arts and Design Schools) comes into picture.

The Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools or ACUADS is the premier governing body for Art and Design courses in Australia. Representing over 30 university art and design schools in Australia, ACUADS promotes quality art, craft and design education. It provides training in tertiary art and design education and research and a forum for senior staff to identify major issues and set relevant course-curriculum for Art and Design education in Australia. Staff-members from all affiliated universities participate in ACUADS’ regular conferences and seminars. ACUADS provides funds for path-breaking research in Art and Design.

Where can you study various Arts & Design courses in Australia?

  • BA in Theatre and Drama or Creative Arts at La Trobe University. 
  • Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Fine Art or Masters of Arts Research at Griffith University
  • MA in Creative Writing, Communication Management, Animation and Visualisation; Bachelor of Design in Interior and Spatial Design and Animation, Fashion and Textiles at UTS.

The average salary for a graphic designer in Australia is AU$ 49.935 per year, for an art director is AU$ 73,659 per year, for a textile designer is AU$ 52,181 per year and fashion designer is AU$ 58,940 per year. 

Related: what's the cost of studying in Australia?

Want more information on the various arts and design courses in Australia? eligibility requirements at each university? and what are the course modules? Our counselling team will answer all your queries. Call us at 18001032581 and speak to the team. 

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