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Performing and creative arts

Whether you aspire to be an artist, a performer or a vision-maker behind the scenes, a creative arts course can help you to do what many only dream of – transform your passion from a pastime into a profession. 

A qualification from Swinburne will give you the skills and confidence you'll need to contribute professionally to the arts in Australia and overseas. 

Our talented and experienced teachers are experts in their fields, and with first-class facilities on offer we aim to give you the best education experience possible.

A Swinburne course in performing and creative arts could lead to the below positions and careers:

  • Art Therapist
  • Artist/Cartoonist
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Photographer
  • Printmaker
  • Retail Merchandiser
  • Retail Store Visual Merchandiser
  • Studio artist
  • Visual Merchandising Consultant
  • Circus Performer
  • Entertainer – Events, Festivals
  • Stunt Worker

Get personal advice from a TAFE course adviser.

This is your chance to speak with us one-on-one about your study options and receive assistance with your application.

Finding the right qualification level to suit you will depend on your individual situation, aspirations, goals or requirements for work.

Certificate level courses provide basic training and creation of skills, whereas diplomas and advanced diplomas build on your existing skills to provide you with a greater understanding for your field of study.

It's important to consider your goals and what you want to achieve as a key step when researching courses.

Swinburne offers intakes every month for a wide range of TAFE courses.

Please check intake availability of your chosen course on Course Search.

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