Circus Arts, Certificate | Swinburne University of Technology | Melbourne, Australia
12 months
21940 AUD/year
15150 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Swinburne University of Technology's Circus Arts is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.


Key facts

Visualise yourself performing twists, flips and other acrobatic manoeuvres? The Certificate IV in Circus Arts gives you an introduction to high-performance training and develops the skills and knowledge required to begin a career as a circus artist. Learn to develop a specialised training program for your area of expertise and create a routine for an ensemble circus performance. Graduate with advanced skills for solo and group specialisations.

Swinburne University of Technology offers the Circus Arts programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conditioning and training
  • Movement and performance skills
  • Applied circus and physical theatre practices
  • Collaboration with others
  • Providing support for performance plans

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

The successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent is the minimum required educational qualification.Entry into NICA is by audition, interview and successful completion of a medical assessment. Applicants must apply to audition. A video link may be provided by applicants unable to access an audition venue.Applicants are expected to have a background in areas such as performing arts, physical theatre, youth circus, dance, martial arts, acrobatic sports or gymnastics.


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21940 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15150 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15150 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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