Diploma of Creative Practice


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

The Diploma of Creative Practice is for specialist creative practitioners who wish to fine tune their skills in their creative medium, while at the same time developing business and entrepreneurship skills. The Diploma of Creative Practice is a one-year fulltime (part time equivalent qualification), and is the first year of the three year Bachelor of Creative Practice. The Diploma requires 8 subjects for completion with full-time students typically enrolling in 4 subjects per semester.Further information about this course is available on the TAFE NSW Degrees website


  • Cultural Foundations
  • Studio Techniques 2
  • Studio Techniques 2

Standard entry requirements

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSApplicants are required to hold, at minimum, one of the following to be considered eligible for admission:- a NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent OR- a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate OR- a qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above OR- the completion of at least one year full-time or equivalent study at university or accredited higher education institution.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSIn addition to the minimum eligibility requirements all applicants are required to submit a portfolio of creative / art work as part of their application. applicants may be invited to attend a pre-admission interview.SPECIAL ADMISSIONSIf you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this course, you may be able to apply for entry into this course based on mature age or disadvantage. Contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 30 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

DOMESTIC STUDENTSFees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule for details.FEE-HELPFEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. Find out moreStudy Assist websiteINTERNATIONAL STUDENTSInternational student tuition fees are subject to the TAFE NSW Australia course fee structure. For further information please check the TAFE NSW International Australia website for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.OTHER FEESIn addition to tuition fees, there may be additional resource and/or field trip fees to undertake this course. You may also be required to purchase textbooks for each subject you are enrolled in.

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