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Diploma in Art and Design

Monash University
1 year
Full time
Diploma / certificate
On campus
Melbourne (Australia)
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Program description

Diploma in Art and Design

Put your creative ideas into practice by studying art, design and architecture. If you want to design skyscrapers, develop products or create contemporary art, develop the skills to turn your vision into reality.

Monash College offers a specialised diploma that leads into art, design and architecture degrees.

Diploma of Art and Design

Study the Diploma if you:

  • are interested in a career in art, design or architecture
  • would like to study subjects that directly relate to your future degree
  • would like to learn a range of creative art and design skills
  • would like to develop a folio of creative work.
  • A Monash College Diploma of Art and Design provides a pathway into first or second year at Monash Art, Design and Architecture (MADA).*

    Select a stream depending on your career goals and in part 2 of your diploma you will study the same subjects as first-year students in Architecture, Fine Art or Design degrees.

    Your stream options:

  • Architectural Design
  • Fine Art
  • Communication Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Spatial Design.
  • We work with MADA's academic staff to make sure you gain the confidence and skills to prepare you for entry into the University.

    Five reasons to choose the Diploma of Art and Design:

    1. A pathway into first or second year of an art, design or architecture degree at Monash University.*
    2. Learn on campus at Caulfield and access MADA's design studios.
    3. You want to study architecture or design and would like to make a start on your future degree.
    4. Receive individual attention – benefit from small class sizes and learning support.
    5. Prepare your design portfolio during your studies, ready for entry to the University.

    *Entry requirements into Monash College and Monash University apply.

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    Double Degrees: A double degree allows you to study for two degrees at the same time. You will graduate with two different bachelor degrees, giving you more career flexibility and opportunities. Studying towards two degrees at the same time allows you to keep your options open, to develop expertise in different but complementary areas, or simply to pursue two areas of interest in-depth. Monash offers one an extensive range of double degrees, with more than 140 double-degrees combinations across all major study fields.

    Monash Warwick Alliance: The future of education lies in global partnership. The Alliance harnesses the collective strengths of two universities from opposite sides of the globe, creating international opportunities for all.  Now in its 7th year, the International Conference for Undergraduate Research (ICUR) has established itself as a unique student-led event connecting undergraduates from around the world in a 48-hour global academic conference.

    GIG: The Global Immersion Guarantee (GIG) is a ground-breaking study opportunity including a funded overseas experience for all first year Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Global Studies and related double degree students.

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    The Bachelor of International Business is the perfect degree for those ready to launch their international career. With excellent industry engagement, guaranteed study abroad or industry placement, all while studying on Collins street in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, you’ll be part of the international business community before you leave the classroom.

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    We're more than a degree. More than prestigious. More than one of the best law schools in the world. It's not just what you study, but what you take when you leave us that has the most impact.

    • 21st century digital moot court
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    • clinical guarantee - Monash Law offers guaranteed professional work placements for all students who wish to incorporate a practical component credited towards their Monash Law degree.
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    Engineering: The Monash Engineering Co-operative Education Program (Co-op) is designed to equip students with up-to-date, relevant industry experience and prepare them to become engineers of the future. Co-op provides employers with access to exceptional students for paid internships from Australia’s number 1 Engineering Faculty*.

    MADA: There’s nothing like the feeling of creating something amazing from scratch. At MADA, you’ve got the tools at your fingertips to make it happen.
    MADA has over 30 creative courses to choose from, 10 double degrees, plus you can add subjects from right across Monash University.


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    3170 Melbourne Victoria

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