Degrees

Sydney offers a growing suite of world class associate degree and full bachelor degree programs, giving you a high level qualification as well as practical, usable skills.

  • All degrees include an internship or work experience program.
  • Graduates with 2 years study or more can apply for post-study work visa rights.
  • Sydney TAFE graduates are highly valued by employers.

Find out more about post-study work visa rights.

 

Bachelor of Property Valuation

Campus: Ultimo (Sydney City)
Duration: 3 years full-time
Intake: February
Total course fee 2017: AUD $44,000
CRICOS Code: 089229K

The Bachelor of Property Valuation is a three year professional degree that prepares graduates for work as a valuer in a range of areas across residential, commercial and public sectors, both nationally and internationally. Graduates will possess a thorough understanding of the principles that underpin valuation concepts.

  • Practical focus, the aim of this course is to develop multi-skilled graduates who have an active learning approach to the valuation industry, with comprehensive knowledge gained across units including property accounting and taxation, rural and commercial valuation and specialised and government valuation.
  • Industry skills are a key focus of the degree. Students will engage and experiment with property valuation techniques and processes, as well as undertaking site visits and field trips, and interacting with industry specialists.
  • Recognised qualification, graduates of the course will have the knowledge and skills required to practice as a registered valuer in NSW and to apply to become an Associate Member of the Australian Property Institute.

Entry Requirements 

  • Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Year 12 Maths or equivalent.
  • Essay and interview in person or by phone/Skype depending on the location of the student.
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 79 or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or Advanced English.

Course outcomes

Registered Valuer.

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of Property Valuation.

Bachelor of Business 

Campus: Ultimo (Sydney City)
Duration: 3 years full-time
Intake: February & July 
Total course fee 2017: AUD $43,200
CRICOS Code: 092518G

Course Outcomes

The Bachelor of Business is a three-year business degree designed to develop real world knowledge and practical skills, to enhance your career as a business professional in enterprises across the globe.

  • PRACTICAL: Applied skills and learning are a key focus of the degree. Your learning will be supported throughout the programme in dynamic environments and small classes led by teachers with both academic and industry experience. 
  • REAL: Structured towards increasing your employment opportunities, the Bachelor of Business focuses on developing skills and attributes that employers want. Strong industry links, expert guest speakers and business insight events bring the commercial world of business into the classroom to enhance your 'real-world' perspective and learning experience.
  • FOCUSED ON YOU: The Bachelor of Business offers a specialist focus in a sector area of your choice. The highly personalised and mentored professional internship opportunity is targeted to your industry interests and career aspirations.

Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English proficiency at a minimum IELTS level of 6.5, with a minimum level of 6 in all bands. In addition to proof of eligibility for course specific entry requirements, the English proficiency test must have been undertaken within 24 (or less) months prior to the study commencement date. NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent including study of Mathematics at 2 unit level OR a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate. A qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 79 or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or Advanced English

Course Outcomes
The Bachelor of Business will equip learners with a thorough understanding of a range of business functions, including management, economics, finance, technology, marketing, communications, statistics, law and people management. Possible job roles related to the skills and knowledge developed in this course include:

  • Business Ownership
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business General Manager   
  • Policy Advisor Manager
  • Export & Import Manager      
  • Commercial Analyst    
  • Business Analyst                       
  • Franchising
  • Business Consultant                 
  • Office Manager

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of Business.

Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation

Campus: Design Centre Enmore
Duration : 3 years full-time
Intake: February
Total tuition fee: $62,400
CRICOS Code: 075731M

With a strong emphasis on the development of technical skills, this specialist degree will prepare you for a career as a 3D and visual effects artist and animator across a range of creative industries.

  • Industry skills are a key focus of the degree, preparing you for a career in a broad range of fields including film, game design and development, television, online content development and advertising.
  • Professional practice in a fully equipped studio, mentoring, team projects and internship opportunities provide you with a thorough understanding of the world of production.
  • Specialisation in the third year of the degree provides deeper knowledge and skills in rendering, modelling or animation.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent, or TOEFL (iBT) 79
  • Interview (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student)
  • Portfolio of 8-12 examples of artworks
  • Submission of a portfolio, design or written task

Course outcomes

This course is for people who want to work in visual media fields that currently include feature filmmaking, game design and development, television, online content development, advertising and visualisation. Possible job roles related to the skills and knowledge developed in this course include:

  • 3D animator
  • 3D data wrangler
  • 3D lighting artist
  • 3D modeller
  • 3D programmer
  • 3D renderer
  • 3D rigger
  • 3D texture artist
  • 3D tracker/match-mover
  • Art director
  • Character designer
  • Compositor
  • Concept artist
  • Digital matte painter
  • Pre-visualisation artist
  • Production designer
  • Rotoscoper
  • Storyboard and layout artist
  • Technical assistant/director
  • Visual effects artist.

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation.

Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning)

Campus: St George
Duration: 3 years full-time
Intake: February, July
Total tuition fee: $38,400
CRICOS Code: 075747C

This degree equips students for practice as a financial industry professional and will provide you with the qualification to be accredited as a financial planner.

You will learn to build relationships with clients, think problems through to provide solutions to clients’ concerns and integrate theoretical and practical knowledge to suit the requirements of this complex industry.

  • A professional internship in the third year of study allows you to put theory into practice.
  • An industry recognised qualification, the degree is approved by the Financial Planning Association (FPA).
  • Graduate to a career as a financial planner, para-planner, investment advisor, client relationship manager, business investment analyst, financial analyst, institutional banking analyst, superannuation specialist, stockbroker or business banker.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or TOEFL (iBT) 79 or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent. If you completed Year 12 in NSW (HSC), a Band 4 in 2 Unit English or equivalent is required
  • Interview, numeracy and literacy test (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student)
  • Submission of a portfolio, design or written task

Course outcomes

Finance and insurance is the fourth largest sector in Australia's economy. Possible job roles related to the skills and knowledge developed in this course include:

  • Business investment analyst
  • Client relationship manager
  • Client service and administration
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Insurance advisor
  • Investment advisor
  • Para-planner
  • Retirement advisor
  • Stockbroker
  • Superannuation and self-managed superannuation advisor
  • Tax advisor
  • Wealth management.

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of Applied Finance (Financial Planning).

Bachelor of Design (Interior Design)

Campus: Design Centre Enmore
Duration: 3 years full-time
Intake: March
Total tuition fee: $57,600
CRICOS Code: 071917M

Meaningful design, practical projects, hands-on experimentation and collaboration with the design profession characterise the Bachelor of Design (Interior Design).

  • An industry internship in the third year of study gives you real world interior design experience.
  • A studio-based learning environment and small classes give you the opportunity to solve design challenges individually and in teams – just like in real-life projects.
  • Learn from experienced design professionals and use the latest design technology tools.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent, or TOEFL (iBT) 79
  • Interview (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student)
  • Portfolio of 8-12 examples of artworks
  • Submission of a portfolio, design or written task.

Course outcomes

Graduates of this course will have the knowledge and practical skills required to work in a range of interior design professions.

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of Design (Interior Design).

Bachelor of Fashion Design

Campus: Ultimo
Duration: 3 years full-time
Intake: February
Total tuition fee: $62,400
CRICOS Code: 084563C

The Bachelor of Fashion Design is a career-focused program that aims to prepare you for working as a creative professional in the Australian and international fashion industry. The qualification is taught from a global fashion business perspective, with a focus on global fashion business trends.

  • Industry internships will give you first-hand knowledge of the fashion industry.
  • International networks provide further opportunity to diversify your education. Sydney TAFE, Fashion Design Studio is a founding member of International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) and has established links with international colleges.
  • Sydney Fashion Week graduate show gives you a real world platform to showcase your collection.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent, or TOEFL (iBT) 79
  • Interview (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student)
  • Portfolio of 8-12 examples of art/design related work
  • Essay (500-550 words)
  • Submission of a portfolio, design or written task.

Course outcomes

On graduating from the program you will possess the knowledge and skills necessary for working in various fashion and design related roles in the fashion industry. Our graduates are presently employed in positions that include Design Director, Design Assistant, Product Developer, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Buyer, Fashion Production Manager, Creative Director, Merchandising Manager and Fashion Events Manager.

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of Fashion Design.

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5)

Campus: Randwick
Duration: 4 years full-time
Intake: February, July
Total tuition fee: $48,000
CRICOS Code: 075653J

This degree program offers a balance of theoretical knowledge and work experience with practical early childhood education and care skills.

You will study child development and pedagogical practices, welfare, ethics, diversity and social justice. During professional experience, you will have the opportunity to test your theoretical understanding in a real workplace.

  • Eight professional placements, one in each semester of the 4 year degree program provide valuable work experience at every stage of your learning.
  • Purpose-built childcare training facilities offer a real world setting in which to learn.
  • An industry-recognised qualification that will allow you to work as an early childhood teacher in Australia. There is a high demand in the sector for four-year trained teachers.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent, or TOEFL (iBT) 79. If you completed Year 12 in NSW (HSC), a Band 4 in 2 Unit English or equivalent is required.
  • For students who already have the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (25281) direct entry to year 2 of the 4-year degree program is possible with no English test required.
  • For students who have completed the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (25281) direct entry to Year 2, Semester 2, of the 4-year Degree program is possible (leaving 2.5 years to complete), with no English test required.

Course outcomes

Early childhood (pre-primary school) teacher, ANZSCO Code 241111, is on the Australian Government Skilled Occupation List (SOL) October 2013.

This professional teaching degree qualifies you to work as a:

  • Teacher or Director in Long Day care
  • Teacher or Director in Preschool

Or to be employed in:

  • Integrated Child and Family Services
  • Early Intervention Services.

Other long term career opportunities exist in the children's services directorate, children's services quality assurance programs and adult education with a range of training organisations delivering children's services courses.

Apply online or get more information about the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5).

Associate Degree of Accounting

Campus: St George, Ultimo
Duration: 2 years full-time
Intake: January, July
Total tuition fee: $26,000
CRICOS Code: 077961C

The Associate Degree of Accounting combines practical and theoretical knowledge in accounting, tax, finance, statistics, marketing and law as they apply to the accounting profession as well as the broader Australian business environment.

The program aligns with industry requirements and meets the educational requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board with regard to registration as a BAS Agent.

  • A professional internship in the second year of study allows students to put their theory into practice.
  • Go further and get a degree using this course as a springboard into the final year of a three-year accounting degree with our partner universities Australian Catholic University.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent, or TOEFL (iBT) 79
  • Interview, numeracy and literacy test (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student)
  • Essay (3 questions using a maximum of 500 words)
  • Submission of a portfolio, design or written task.

Course outcomes

This course is for people who want to work as an accountant, assistant accountant, bookkeeper, payroll manager, accounts supervisor, or Business Activity Statement (BAS) agent (subject to satisfying the requirements of the Tax Practitioners' Board for BAS Agents).

Note: Graduates of the Associate Degree are not eligible for post-study work visa rights.

Apply online or get more information about the Associate Degree of Accounting.

Associate Degree of Applied Engineering (Renewable Energy Technologies)

Campus: Ultimo
Duration: 2 years full-time
Intake: February, July
Total tuition fee: $32,800
CRICOS Code: 081723E

Developed in consultation with industry to address the need for skilled para-professionals, this two year program will give students access to new and exciting careers in the fast-growing renewable energy technologies sector.

  • Work placement in a relevant engineering workplace gives you a holistic understanding of the management of projects within a professional framework.
  • Go further and get a degree using this course as a springboard into the third year of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Renewable Energy) at the University of Newcastle. This course provides the underpinning body of knowledge required by Engineers Australia.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent, including good achievement in Year 12 Mathematics as indicated by a mark of 80 percent
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or Certificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at TAFE NSW or equivalent, or TOEFL (iBT) 79
  • Interview (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student)

Course outcomes

By the end of the course graduates will have the knowledge and skills to apply knowledge of the engineering and renewable energy disciplines to practical applications of technology in a variety of contexts and in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Graduates will be able to manage available resources effectively to realise viable renewable energy projects to meet client needs in a cost effective and sustainable manner.

Note: Graduates of the Associate Degree are not eligible for post-study work visa rights.

Apply online or get more information about the Associate Degree of Applied Engineering (Renewable Energy Technologies).

 

Our CRICOS Provider Code is 00591E and CRICOS Provider Name is TAFE NSW - Technical & Further Education Commission.

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