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Special Tertiary Admissions Associate degree Assumed knowledge Test (STAT) is an alternative An award for completing Major Some first-year courses tertiary admissions test for a two-year (or part-time A set of related courses which require knowledge of certain people who do not have a equivalent) tertiary program. comprises 36 units of study SACE Stage 2 subjects. recent year 12 certificate. within a bachelor degree. Direct Entry BUGE (Broadening TER (Tertiary Entrance Rank) Programs for which applications Sub-major Undergraduate Education) A ranking of all students who are not processed through SATAC A set of related courses which A course chosen from any on have completed SACE in a but are made direct to UniSA. comprises between 19 and offer outside your Division, particular year. The minimum Why design your future with UniSA? 35 units of study within a provided that individual course TER required for the previous year Bachelor degree bachelor degree. In some prerequisites are met. BUGE is often a guide to how well you » Visual Communication Design students consistently achieve national and A program of three or more programs these may be called courses are designed to broaden will need to perform to gain entry years’ duration (or part- ‘general studies sub-majors’. your knowledge and skills beyond into a particular program. TERs international awards through AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association) and time equivalent). Bachelor your professional field of study. can vary from year to year and degree programs provide Minor should be used as a guide only. AGIdeas (the largest annual international design event held in Australia). the relevant qualifications A set of related courses which CRICOS code for many professions. comprises up to 18 units of Code identifying that a UniSA » The poster for the 2008 Adelaide Fringe, seen worldwide, was designed by a UniSA study within a bachelor degree. program has been registered on Honours In some programs these the Commonwealth Register Visual Communication Design graduate. An additional year of study in a may be called ‘cognates’. of Institutions and Courses for bachelor degree during which Overseas Students (CRICOS). » Of bachelor degree graduates who were available for full-time employment in 2008, students specialise in a chosen Program area of study. In some cases, Award in which you are Division 85.2 per cent were in full-time employment within four months of completing their honours study can actually be enrolled, eg Bachelor of Arts. UniSA is split into four academic done as part of the degree. Divisions – Business; Education, degrees (up from 84.5 per cent in 2007).* Course Arts and Social Sciences; Health Graduate Certificate A component of study Sciences; and Information » In 2008, more than 100 staff from across UniSA’s four divisions were recognised for An award for completing a within a program (previously Technology, Engineering postgraduate program of at known as a ‘subject’). and the Environment – each teaching excellence by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council. least six months in duration offering a range of specialised (or part-time equivalent). Unit programs and courses. * GradFiles, Schools Edition, December 2008 (Graduate Careers Australia) A value assigned to a course Graduate Diploma which measures the amount of SATAC Guide An award for completing a work involved in that course. A publication that lists every postgraduate program of at Full-time students normally program offered by South least one year in duration undertake 36 units of study per Australian higher education (or part-time equivalent). year (18 units per study period). institutions. The SATAC Guide provides information about the Masters degree selection process and includes A postgraduate degree instructions on how to apply undertaken after completion and is available every year from of a bachelor degree (normally newsagents Australia-wide. with honours) which focuses on one area of specialisation. PhD Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs normally extend over three years (or part- time equivalent) and involve significant research work. 1 Experience. Visual Arts, Graphic Design and Illustration Established in 1856, the South Graduates continue to win Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) 2 Australian School of Art (SASA) is acclaim, prizes and awards for Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) 6 one of the oldest art and design their art and design practice, schools in Australia, with an arts writing and curatorship. Entry Requirements 8 impressive history and reputation that continues to be upheld. It The SASA Gallery showcases prides itself on its outstanding South Australian artists, teaching and learning methods, designers, writers and with contributions by some curators associated with of Australia’s leading artists the SASA in a national and and designers. Graduates international context. of the School include Hans Heysen, Margaret Preston UniSA has a new exhibition and Jeffrey Smart. gallery. The Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art Located in the heart of Adelaide’s opened late 2007 and features vibrant west-end cultural three substantial exhibition precinct at UniSA’s City West areas over two levels. campus, the School boasts modern studio facilities and Students are eligible to apply the state’s most comprehensive for the Anne and Gordon art, craft and design library. Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship which supports The School sets the pace study overseas for 12 months. in contemporary art and Since 1992 a total of 116 design, linking study with the scholarships have been awarded. professions. Students present their art and design work locally, nationally and internationally and are taught by professional artists, designers and theorists. For the most up-to-date and detailed information visit www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/programs and enter the four-letter UniSA program code. 2 3 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) Program requirements FIRST YEAR (LEVEL 1) First Half Foundation Studies - Visual Arts Visual Inquiry Representing Visual Culture VA Open Day 2009 » jewellery and metal work and are encouraged to Second Half City West Campus: Sunday 16 August, 70 North Terrace, Adelaide » new media arts pursue their own unique vision. Professional Major 1 unisa.edu.au/openday » painting or Professional Major 2A » photography Depending on individual career and Professional Major 2B Program Information Session 2009 » printmaking paths, students might choose Professional Minor 1 City West Campus: Designer and Visual Artists Day, » sculpture to develop other professional Visual Art and Culture in the Thursday 10 September » textiles skills related to their practice. Modern Age Graduate Exhibitions, to be held in December » visual art history and theory This might include developing a unisa.edu.au/infosessions (registration essential) wider understanding of business SECOND YEAR (LEVEL 2) During the second and third and management principles First Half years, students extend and within the framework of self Professional Major 3 kim Buck consolidate their skills and employment and the ability to Professional Minor 2 knowledge as they specialise confidently promote their work Elective 1 SATAC code 424381 in the studio discipline of their through professional practice. Visual Arts Professional Practice UniSA program code DBVS choice. Students also undertake Second Half Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) CRICOS code a minor study to complement Who will employ me? Professional Major 4 (international students only) 002488k their specialisation, either Visual Arts specialisation Professional Minor 3 ‘I chose to study visual arts at UniSA as I wanted TER (February 2009 cut-off) 55.3 from one of the above studio graduates may pursue careers BUGE Elective to learn new skills, be creative and explore my Program length 3 years disciplines or from Graphic as art teachers, photographers, Australian Art, Craft and Design interests in the arts. Plus UniSA has great facilities, Prerequisites None Design or Illustration. computer artists (such as web Assumed knowledge None page designers), jewellery and THIRD YEAR (LEVEL 3) great teaching staff, and is in a great location. Home campus City West In addition, students can glass designers, ceramicists, First Half Everything you need is there. Accepts Special Entry (STAT) yes participate in a field trip to painters, printmakers, Studio Specialisation 1 The staff at UniSA are very personable and are External study available No the Australian outback, where sculptors, textile artists, or or Art Theory Option interested in helping students develop as artists Part-time study available yes they learn more about the art historians. They may also Elective 2 TAFE credit available yes techniques and skills within become professionals in theatre, Contemporary Art and and people. They are willing to share time and Honours study available yes their selected specialisation. television, video and publishing Visual Culture knowledge, and provide a creative and open Program fees Commonwealth supported industries, or pursue careers in Second Half environment in which to learn. Program fees Students are also expected galleries and museums as arts Studio Specialisation 2 Practical work experience has been invaluable, (international students only) (A$) 17,750 per annum to undertake research, administrators or arts directors. or Art Theory Option in particular working at Peter Walker Fine Art Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship exploring both traditional and Professional Minor 4 contemporary art techniques, as Professional visual arts or Indigenous Arts, Cultures Gallery where I learnt about the art world from a well as testing their ideas within craftspersons are essentially self- and Design commercial point of view.’ Program overview access to the University library contemporary practice. This employed, working from their The Bachelor of Visual Arts with the largest collection of is done through engagement own or cooperative studios. They (Specialisation) is South Australia’s art, craft and design resource with the art industry and market themselves principally most prestigious undergraduate materials in the state. A program exhibiting work through through the established gallery visual arts qualification. It of guest lectures by visiting Adelaide’s varied arts spaces. system and retail outlets, or provides students with a studio- national and international they tender for community or based education and a choice artists provides students with Students may also choose to publicly funded arts projects. of eleven specialisations, each the opportunity to further gain international experience of which have qualified and broaden their understanding of by participating in UniSA’s study Honours experienced practitioners and contemporary arts practice. abroad program and undertaking This degree provides the lecturers, who introduce students study at an art school overseas. undergraduate education to some of the most compelling What will I study? for students who seek to ideas in contemporary visual arts The first year of the program What does it take? pursue the Bachelor of Visual practice. This program is also introduces students to a As well as a high level of Arts (Honours) degree. the only one of its kind in South range of visual, applied arts creativity and artistic ability, Australia to offer specialised art and cultural studies fields, visual artists must be highly history and theory training. complemented by the following motivated, disciplined, and studio specialisations: committed to studio or Students at all year levels » ceramics theoretical practice. Students enjoy working in modern, » drawing are expected to experiment well-equipped studios, with » glass with visual ideas, discuss their (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW email@example.com 4 (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW firstname.lastname@example.org 6 7 Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) printers, public relations firms, architecture, interior design and industrial design firms, television, multimedia and film production houses, and freelance design businesses. Open Day 2009 to work on real projects, with focus on drawing, illustration, City West Campus: Sunday 16 August, 70 North Terrace, Adelaide real clients and outcomes, conceptual development, Professional recognition unisa.edu.au/openday through the program and in narrative, and printmaking skills. Graduates of the Bachelor of UniSA’s Visual Communications This specialisation prepares Design (Visual Communication) Program Information Session 2009 Consultancy. In a team-based graduates for a career as a are eligible for Associate City West Campus: Designer and Visual Artists Day, environment and under the professional illustrator in the Membership of the Design Thursday 10 September guidance of professional staff, areas of publishing, advertising, Institute of Australia. Graduate Exhibitions, to be held in December students can create and manage publicity and new media. unisa.edu.au/infosessions (registration essential) a range of design outcomes. Honours What does it take? This degree provides the What will I study? Visual communicators must be undergraduate education for Sonia Giuliani The Bachelor of Design (Visual highly motivated, disciplined students who seek to pursue the Communication) centres on and committed to their design Bachelor of Design (Honours) SATAC code 424151 research, ideas, investigation, practice. Students are expected to (Visual Communication) degree. UniSA program code DBVC interaction, knowledge undertake a diverse range of idea Bachelor of Visual Communication CRICOS code application and the development generation, visual exploration Program requirements [now called Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)] (international students only) 023813F of skills to express and and critical analysis using a FIRST YEAR (LEVEL 1) TER (February 2009 cut-off) 67.75 communicate effectively through variety of media and applications. First Half ‘Illustration allows me to be creative. I am at my Program length 3 years type and image. Studio design Design Foundation Studio happiest when I am expressing myself this way. I Prerequisites None courses make this program stand Visual communication design Introductory Drawing for Design wanted to develop my skills in painting and drawing Assumed knowledge None out, as it is centred on both is a profession that requires a Representing Visual Culture: Home campus City West practical and theoretical design high level of commitment and Design History and Theory while learning more about design software within Accepts Special Entry (STAT) yes studies. Students may choose is demanding of both time and Second Half the design industry, and UniSA offers a great quality External study available No to specialise in either Graphic effort. Students need to love it Major Design Studio 1 of teaching in all of these aspects. Part-time study available yes Design or Illustration Design, to succeed at the highest level. Design Language in the The teaching staff at UniSA go out of their way TAFE credit available yes and will undertake courses that It is exciting and challenging, Twentieth Century Honours study available yes examine the fundamentals of and is a career that can give Computer Graphics and to support development and growth of skills and Program fees Commonwealth supported design, typography, computer enormous personal satisfaction, Imaging for Design knowledge. I particularly felt supported by staff Program fees graphics, imaging and web however it’s not always a when I undertook my exchange in Hong kong. (international students only) (A$) 17,750 per annum design, design photography, standard ‘nine-to-five’ profession. SECOND YEAR (LEVEL 2) My time in Hong kong was unbelievably amazing. Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship image and package design, First Half Apart from studying, I also met new people and forms of communication and Who will employ me? Graphic Design Studio 2 idea generation. Theoretical and The South Australian School of or Illustration Design Studio 2 was exposed to a different lifestyle and culture, all Program overview The Bachelor of Design (Visual cultural studies build on students’ Art has an enviable employment Advanced Computer Practice of which influenced the kind of work I produced. Visual communication design Communication) aims to provide understanding of the broader record nationally and for Design I also learnt how to adapt to different teaching is about solving problems. an educational and research contexts of design in society. internationally because it teaches Elective styles and as a result, I became more self-disciplined These designers work with structure that enables students the fundamental and underlying Second Half with my own development of skills and knowledge.’ image, type and visual form to address both the intellectual In Graphic Design, students principles and processes of Graphic Design Studio 3 to communicate diverse ideas, and practical aspects of the expand their knowledge in areas design that enable graduates to or Illustration Design function and identity as they program. By developing the of editorial design, identity, apply their knowledge and skills Studio 3 analyse, organise and present individual student’s creativity information and exhibition across diverse applications. Contemporary Design Issues solutions to all forms of visual and knowledge through the design, advertising, publishing, Design for Multimedia and Web communication problems in integration of theory and packaging, interactive and Visual Communication graduates society. Graphic designers and studio studies, the program new media design. Students secure work as designers, THIRD YEAR (LEVEL 3) illustration designers commonly aims to produce graduates have opportunities to engage art directors, animators, First Half work with an extensive range who are able to function as with real-life design tasks illustrators, typographers, web Major Design Studio 4 of applications from paper to reflective practitioners in the and lecturers are themselves and interactive designers, and Visual Communication digital media, still to animated field of contemporary visual designers with strong links exhibition designers. They Design Theory Elective (web page design, motion communication design and who to the design industry. work in environments such Elective graphics for film or television), can contribute to the cultural as design studios, advertising Second Half flat to three-dimensional and social life of the community. In Illustration Design, students are agencies, publishing houses, Professional Studio and Practice (packaging, display, exhibition), encouraged to develop their own educational and government Indigenous Arts, Cultures single piece to multi-page (print Students in the program have individual drawing and illustration institutions, large companies and Design or electronic presentations). a unique learning opportunity styles and techniques as they (with their own design studios), BUGE Elective (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW email@example.com 8 Entry requirements For Undergraduate » Qualified for Special USANet Special Access Scheme For more information, Bachelor Degrees and Entry and completed the The USANET Special Access contact Future Student Enquiries, Associate Degrees Special Tertiary Admissions Scheme is an equity initiative phone (08) 8302 2376 or Applicants are required to Test (STAT). A personal established to increase access 1300 UNINOW (local call cost) or have one of the following competencies statement to UniSA for school leavers who email firstname.lastname@example.org qualifications: and/or employment experience may have been educationally » Qualified for SACE; and may also be considered disadvantaged. USANET offers Student contributions – Recorded achievement in five » Completed the University bonus points and support services Student contributions are the SACE subjects taken at stage 2 Foundation Studies program. to encourage students to enrol amount you pay towards the cost level; and and succeed in undergraduate of your program. The University – Included at least four Stage Please note that some programs at UniSA. determines the amount that you 2 subjects which are approved programs have prerequisites. contribute within a range set by Higher Education Selection Applicants should check all entry Students will be automatically the Australian Government. The Subjects (HESS); and requirements before applying. eligible for USANET if they have contribution that applies depends – Obtained a competitive TER For some programs, applicants attended a school recognised on which courses you choose » Completed interstate or may also be required to attend by UniSA as either significantly to study and the contribution overseas qualifications that an interview or present a folio. disadvantaged, or if they are band in which those courses the University considers rural or isolated or students are classified. The amount of equivalent to the SACE For more information on who are on the School Card (or your student contribution also » Completed the International entry requirements, visit state equivalent) and/or youth depends on the unit value Baccalaureate Diploma unisa.edu.au/future Allowance attending any other of your courses of study (the » Completed or partly completed school in Australia. To download equivalent full-time student load a recognised higher education Equity and Special Access an application form, go to (EFTSL) value of the course). program at a recognised UniSA offers various programs unisa.edu.au/usanet/apply.asp higher education institution and services to assist rural and/or » Completed at least four Open socio-economically disadvantaged The completed form needs to Universities Australia (OUA) students, Indigenous include your SATAC application courses at the appropriate level Australians and people with a number, the school stamp and be » Completed an award from disability to apply to UniSA. verified by the school principal TAFE or from another registered or delegate. training organisation at AQF For more information, Certificate IV or above contact (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW or email email@example.com As per the Australian Government guidelines, the student contribution amounts for 2009 are: Band Fields of study Student contribution National priorities Nursing, Education A$4,162 Band 1 Humanities, behavioural science, social studies, A$5,201 foreign languages, visual and performing arts Band 2 Mathematics, statistics, computing, built environment, A$7,412 health, engineering, science, surveying, agriculture Band 3 Law, accounting, commerce, administration, economics, A$8,677 dentistry, medicine, veterinary science Note: these amounts are for 1 EFTSL in 2009. The student contribution amounts for 2010 will be advised by the Federal Government in October 2009, and these will be available to view via unisa.edu.au/future/fees at that time.
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