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CUA51120 Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design)

National ID: CUA51120 State ID: AC96
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Take your product design skills to the next level

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design) will develop your design skills and knowledge through hands on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. It is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

This course offers a diverse exploration of  the 3D design industry where you will have the opportunity to create consumer products such as furniture, home wares, commercial objects and wearable object design. 

Successfully complete the Diploma and you could find yourself designing high end furniture, or products for the home or commercial use.

  • Originate and develop concepts
  • 3D design ideas and processes
  • Model making
  • Digital design and art techniques (including CAD)
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

 I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity and a love of design
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Practical with technical ability
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

To enrol you will need to have completed Certificate IV in Design (Product Design), or equivalent (you may be required to submit a practical test and/or portfolio of art and design evidence).

Other job titles may include:

  • Furniture Designer
  • Shoe Designer
  • Wearable Object Designer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

University - Bachelor Degree of Design, Bachelor Degree of Building Design

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