The Australian Government FEE-HELP loan scheme that assists students with tuition fees is available to the Academy’s eligible degree students. To find out more see our Financial Support page or visit the Government's Study Assist website. New Zealand applicants please refer to New Zealand - Study Assist.
Annual tuition fees for full-time domestic students commencing at the start of 2018 are as follows:
|COURSE + Major Study||Indicative|
|3 Years (Full-time)||2 Years (Accelerated)|
|Bachelor of Design Arts - Communication Design||$23,173.00*
|Bachelor of Design Arts - Fashion & Costume Design||$23,173.00*
|Bachelor of Design Arts - Filmmaking & Photography||$23,173.00*
|Bachelor of Design Arts - Graphic & Digital Design||$23,173.00*
|Bachelor of Design Arts - Interior Design||$23,173.00*
|Bachelor of Design Arts - Visual Arts||$23,173.00*
*Based on a study load of 10 units per year (Full-time, 3 years)
**Based on a study load of 15 units per year (Accelerated, 2 years)
The studios at the Academy of Design provide materials for students to study using a range of communication design, fashion & costume design, filmmaking & photography, graphic & digital design, and visual arts media. The computer labs are equipped with industry-standard computing equipment and software.
The Academy has strict rules in respect to the proper use of its resources and equipment, and students are required to sign agreements to that effect.
Students provide their own personal material requirements such as colour markers, folios and USB flash sticks. Students must also pay for printing and photocopying of their own work. You should budget on paying $300 to $500 per year for studio materials and production costs.
Students are given a list of Prescribed Texts at the start of each trimester. These are essential. (Each unit also has a Recommended Reading list, though it is not necessary to purchase these titles.) You should budget on paying $120 per trimester for textbooks.
Lockers are available for hire to store personal materials.
NB: Application process for International students is available here.
If you elect to pay your domestic student tuition fees upfront you need to refer to the Tax Invoice issued by ADA. Details you will need to make an Electronic Funds Transfer are below:
||Academy of Design
||433 051 002
||Student's Full Name
||Level 7, 20 Otter St, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia 3066
Card surcharges apply to payments made by cards in person via the EFTPOS terminals at the Academy of Design Australia campus: