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Coursework Degrees

Coursework programs vary in length from 6 months to 2 years fulltime and are arranged around semester based courses in one or a number of disciplines. Part time study is available.

Students study at Masters (Research), Masters, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate levels. Coursework programs incorporate individual studio practice projects, core theory, masterclasses, field studies, research projects and other courses from allied areas.

Coursework programs are available in Visual Art, Design Art and Digital Art. Specialist study can be undertaken in a range of disciplines: Ceramics, Digital Media, Furniture, Glass, Gold and Silversmithing, Painting, Photomedia, Printmedia and Drawing, Sculpture, Textiles and Art Theory.

The School has graduate coursework programs to suit students from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Most of the programs are comprised of a combination of theory and studio-based courses and it is possible to construct a program of study concentrated in one Workshop area, or to work across a number of areas. Students in the Visual Art and Digital Art programs have access to courses from both streams and to courses in the Museums and Collections program.

Design Arts

A design oriented program is available in the following Workshops: Ceramics, Gold & Silversmithing, Textiles, Furniture, Sculpture. The program runs over a 48 week period with enrolment spread over 3 semesters.

Master of Design Arts

Museums & Collections

Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections)

Master of Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections)

Master of Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections) (Research)

For more Information contact Sarah Scott ( or visit the Museums & Collections website (


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