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For more information about Illustration at Melbourne Polytechnic, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
Bachelor Degree

How long you will study
3 - 6 Years

Domestic course fees
AUD 15900 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 17500 per year

All study options

About Illustration at Melbourne Polytechnic

Drawn to illustrate

Research is an essential component of the Bachelor of Illustration. You will investigate a wide range of visual art practices and draw on history, technology, commerce, media and cultural studies as you analyse and critique the development of illustration and visual language.

Let creativity lead to a career

New avenues of creativity will be explored in this course. As well as addressing traditional practices such as publishing, advertising, promotion and editorial work, illustration now embraces many areas of contemporary visual culture.

Graduate illustrators can look to diverse career options in new media, film, urban design and art. You may realise your potential for personal expression and social commentary through the creation and production of comics and graphic novels.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBachelor DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 6 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 15900 per yearInternational course feesAUD 17500 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

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