It’s the perfect place to develop your creative, technical and entrepreneurial talents, and will prepare you for an eclectic range of creative careers, no matter which pathway you choose. Our students learn via traditional and contemporary teaching models. The course will develop a tangible understanding of how creative careers fit within society and the important role they play in communicating to a wide audience.
The Diploma of Creative Enterprise addresses a growing need for businesses and business people to tackle problem-solving in a creative manner, utilising a collaborative approach to workplace culture and a more humanistic style.
If you are a young entrepreneur, a business-minded individual, someone who wishes to embrace creative industries, or simply acquire new knowledge to enhance your current career, this course is for you. The Diploma of Creative Enterprise promotes interactive collaboration and experience-based learning to prepare students for real-world scenarios and constantly changing workplaces.
Students will learn the skills vital to succeed in our ever-changing global economy of ideas. It offers an opportunity to examine the production and application of original and inspired knowledge, and be exposed to new ways of thinking. A diverse range of tools will help students navigate the rapid rate of change in technology and the societal influences that are shaping our world on a day-to-day basis.
This course will focus on face-to-face learning, hands-on activities, and practical outcomes. Each unit is facilitated by industry leaders and incorporates the most current learning methodologies.
The course is divided into 4 stages of 6 weeks each, with2 units per stage. Each unit has 4 contact hours per week and you are expected to complete an additional 6 hours of self-study per unit.
What is a Higher Education Diploma?
This course is a Higher Education Diploma.
What is the difference between a Higher Education Diploma and Vocational Education Training (VET) Diploma?
In essence, the employment market looks at these qualifications quite differently. In VET, the Diploma graduate demonstrates competency through a more technically based framework, and is assessed accordingly. Employment opportunities are normally offered through the match of the technical knowledge and practical skills obtained, to the job or defined task required within the industry.
In higher education, the graduate attributes are gained through critical enquiry and scholarly discussion. The graduate can move into other higher education qualifications or pursue positions in management that can draw upon decision making and problem solving capabilities (These opportunities are not limited by technical restraints, so there may be more opportunities available, especially in growth industries).
There is an increasing demand for Higher Education qualifications both through government policy and market forces.
As stated in the AQF (note, both are AQF 5)
“Generic learning outcomes fall into four broad categories: fundamental skills; people skills; thinking skills; and personal skills. In the vocational education and training sector, they are expressed as foundation skills. In the higher education sector, they are generally known as graduate attributes and are defined by each higher education provider.”
View an overview of all 8 units here.
Year 12 or Certificate IV level studies.
Students with an ATAR score under 50 will be interviewed by the Dean or his representative before admission.
Applicants without a formal qualification, but with significant and relevant work experience, will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success and an enthusiasm and genuine interest in the course and industry.
After completing the Diploma of Creative Enterprise, you will understand how to identify opportunities in the market, develop creative ideation skills and execute problem-solving methods effectively. You will have developed an understanding of creativity from a humanistic, artistic, scientific and business point of view and be able to define it as a practical process. You will be able to identify opportunities and threats, then innovate on traditional business practices and disrupt markets.
The course encourages participants to shift their mindsets towards more flexible thinking, demonstrating how to blend professionalism with spontaneity in order to achieve optimum results without compromising on creativity.
Participants will learn strong management skills as well as resourceful and inventive thinking.
The course has been designed around the fact that in the present day and age, students often have years of practical and life experience behind them. As such, utilising existing skills and knowledge bases has been an important factor in the course’s development, allowing for students to channel their current expertise into new ways of learning.
Developing flexibility is a proficiency we consider fundamental in this new world of business fused with innovation. Our graduates, over a nine-month period, will be leaders in the future-orientated areas of workplace development; merging commerce, creativity and culture.
Full fee for 2018 – $20,000 per year
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FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible higher education students enrolled in a fee-paying place to pay their tuition fees. If you meet the citizenship and residency requirements, you may be entitled to FEE-HELP. Please contact us for further information, or for detailed information and answers to frequently asked questions visit www.studyassist.gov.au.
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