Art, design and architecture

Art, design and architecture

If you are interested in art and design, we can help you turn your passion into a profession.

There are many creative pathways to explore, leading to careers in advertising, product design, animation and more. Whichever course you choose, you’ll learn from highly regarded professionals, and be part of a vibrant, creative community.

Your pathway to Monash

Infographic: Monash College study pathways to Monash University

Pathway shown for Communication design specialisation.

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  Foundation year Diploma of Art & Design
Destination 1st year art, design and architecture courses at Monash University 1st or 2nd year art, design and architecture courses
at Monash University
Campus City Caulfield
How long? Standard: 12 months
Intensive: 9 months
Extended: 18 months
Part 1: 8 months
Part 2: 4 or 8 months
depending on stream
Intakes January, March, July, August February, June, October
What you will study Choose from 12 subjects Specialise in fine art, architecture/interior architecture, industrial design or communication design
Hours 5 hours per unit, per week 5–7 hours per unit, per week
Prerequisites None A folio of creative work (for part 2)            
Cost Standard/Intensive: $26,500
Extended: $38,637
Part 1: $23,900
Part 2: $26,300

Meet Tania (Indonesia)

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DIPLOMA OF ART & DESIGN
BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN (HONOURS)
E-LEARNING RESOURCE DESIGNER, MONASH COLLEGE

"During my degree I developed materials and edited videos for the University. Because of these experiences, I am now working at Monash College! Studying at Monash College helped to make the transition to university much easier. The teachers were always so helpful."

Rankings

51–100

In the world for Architecture and Built Environment
(QS subject rankings 2016)

51–100

In the world for Art and Design
(QS subject rankings 2016)

No. 1

In Visual Arts by the coveted Australian government ERA Report 2015 (Subject rankings)

Specialisations

Architectural Design

Industrial Design

Communication Design

Fine Art

Art History and Curating

Interior Architecture

How we teach

Brett Jones, Academic Manager, Diploma of Art and Design

BRETT JONES
ACADEMIC MANAGER
DIPLOMA OF ART & DESIGN

"Studying art, design and architecture requires total immersion: the more you put into it, the more enjoyable and rewarding it becomes. Be prepared to give it everything and you will fulfill your ambitions."

Our graduates

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KANVAR NAYER, KENYA
DIPLOMA OF ART & DESIGN
BACHELOR OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
PHD DESIGN

"Monash College really is the best and makes studying in Australia very comfortable. The diploma prepares and strengthens you and builds your confidence, you can really see the progression of quality in your work. When I finished my diploma, I knew I was ready for university."