Apply for a Certificate of Arts and Design

The Certificate of Arts and Design programmes do not have any portfolio pre-requisites: Domestic students must be at least 17 yrs of age during year of commencement. International students must be at least 18 within the year of commencement and have an English language IELTS of either 5.0 for the two semester programme or 5.5 for the one semester programme.


Application process

Complete the Application form and email or post to Whitecliffe

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE - February Intake

The preferential application deadline for the 18 week Foundation certificate starting in February is 31 October (of the previous year).

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE - July Intake

The preferential application deadline for the 18 week Foundation certificate starting in July is 1 July.

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE - One Year Bridging Programme with English language assistance

The preferential application deadline for the 12 month Foundation certificate with English Language Assistance starting in February is 31 October (late application considered subject to places being available).

Applications for admission can be submitted at anytime. Applications received after the preferential application deadlines will be considered for entry subject to places being available.



Download an undergraduate application form from the Admissions page.




Read more information on the Certificate of Arts and Design (Foundation) page.


Please Note: The two semester programme is primarily designed for international student. Domestic students should note allowances are not available for the English Language studies in Semester one of the two semester programme.