Adelaide Central School of Art is South Australia's leading independent, not-for-profit, tertiary provider of visual arts education. It employs eminent contemporary artists, writers and curators to deliver a studio-based teaching program that cultivates sophisticated practical skills, underpinned by intensive conceptual investigation.
The School is renowned nationally for standards of excellence in higher education, providing a learning environment committed to small class sizes and one-on-one interaction with lecturers. The School is celebrated for its welcoming community spirit and collegiate atmosphere of shared initiative, discovery and support. This unique education experience is unparalleled in South Australia and offers: an award winning campus with on-site student studios; deferral of tuition fees through FEE-HELP; nationally recognised artist-lecturers; scholarships, awards and a Graduate Support Program; intensive studio-based teaching in small classes; extended 34 week academic year; full-time and part-time study options; day and evening classes.
Entry requirements for Adelaide Central School of Art
Minimum ATAR score (TER) of 60 or a previous tertiary qualification at AQF Level 6 awarded within the last 10 years. Portfolio entry is available for applicants who do not meet the TER requirements.
Transfering your previous study credits
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applies to all units in the Bachelor of Visual Art and Associate Degree of Visual Art. Applications can be made by submitting the RPL Form and supporting evidence (e.g. academic transcript). Applicants will be required to attend a portfolio interview as part of the RPL assessment.
External study opportunities
No external study is available as all course units are studio based.