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Bachelor of Arts at Australian Academy of Design

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Australian Academy of Design:
The Academy is located in the city of Melbourne, the cultural capital of Australia. The Academy is located 5 minutes from the CBD of Melbourne and the National Gallery of Victoria.

The mission of the Academy is to educate adaptable and creative thinkers, capable of becoming highly successful as fine art, graphic design and multimedia professionals, through unique, quality university education courses and programs of excellence. Our courses and programs are carefully developed with the input of leading researchers in visual education and the support and contributions of outstanding fine arts, graphic design, multimedia and web design professionals.

The Academy has exchange agreements with several European and USA colleges and universities. Students from other institutions can study Academy for credit at their home university or, as many students do, complete their whole degree at the Academy.

Courses:

• Bachelor of Design Arts (Advertising)
• Bachelor of Design Arts (Fashion Design)
• Bachelor of Design Arts (Graphic Design)
• Bachelor of Design Arts (Photo Media)
• Bachelor of Design Arts (Visual Arts)
• Master of Arts by Research

International Students:

Photo of Bachelor of Arts at Australian Academy of DesignStudying in Australia is unique. In deciding on which university you study at you should take into account:
• the quality of the education program & the reputation of the institution
• the cost of fees & how much class time you get 
• the level of understanding of international students' needs
• the dedication of the institution to art & design studies
• the selection procedures & recognition of prior learning
• the success of graduates
• the living conditions & safety of the city where the institution is located.
The Australian Academy of Design scores highly on all of these criteria.

Testimonials:

I went to (a university) before the Academy. Things are different here. There is more emphasis on visual thinking and understanding design. I now have more understanding of how to meet clients’ needs and have become a more ambitious person.
Scott McAllester, B.A. (Graphic Design)

I’ve benefited from the small class sizes and the good student-tutor contact. My design thinking has matured and I’ve gained knowledge not only from my tutors but also from other students. Working with great people with similar ambitions has been invaluable.
Rachel Stevens, B.A. (Graphic Design)

More Testimonials:

I have just landed a job as digital artist with Animal Logic at Fox Studios; a film visual effects company whose work includes "The Matrix", "Mission Impossible" and "The Moulin Rouge" (and now “Happy Feet” which won an OSCAR).
I am overjoyed that the effort of study and interview trials has paid off and I now have what is for me the "dream job".
Michael Halford, BA (Multimedia)

I attended a university before the Academy. I now know that I only had a basic understanding of design. Relearning has been challenging and rewarding, and enjoyable.
Sarah Wilson, B.A.(Graphic Design)

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Address: 220 Ingles Street, Melbourne, Victoria , Australia
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-02-28 were from:

Thailand;   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;   Amritsar, India;   Punta Gorda, Florida, USA;   Chongqing, Chongqing, China;   Purulia, West Bengal, India;   melbourne;   New delhi, India;   and more.
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