|NCAT Folio Preparation is a unique portfolio preparation program that has been delivering quality design and visual arts education for 30 years, providing art or design skills and knowledge for students seeking entry into university courses in the creative industries.
The program offers a vocational education and training (VET) based alternative to ATAR-score based university entry through a Certificate IV in Visual Arts or Certificate IV in Design.
From its inception, NCAT Folio Preparation has been integral in planting the seeds for diverse, inspiring and passionate careers in Melbourne’s vibrant creative industries. It produces independent, creative thinkers and it is these 21stcentury critical thinking skills that better prepare students for the transition to university.
As of November 2019, Swinburne now offers direct pathways from NCAT Folio Preparation to a range of courses including:
Diploma of Visual Arts
Diploma of Graphic Design
Diploma of Interior Design
Diploma of Visual Merchandising
Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
These courses can lead students into a further study option, such as:
Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts
Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Hons)
Bachelor of Innovation and Design, Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) (Hons)
Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
* Conditions Apply – download pdf for further details.
Swinburne University of Technology - Direct Entry
NORTHERN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY AND SWINBURNE ANNOUNCE A DIRECT PATHWAYS PARTNERSHIP FOR STUDENTS.
Swinburne University of Technology will offer a direct pathway to a range of design courses for graduates of Northern College of the Arts and Technology’s (NCAT) renowned Folio Preparation program.