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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)

  • ID:UoM6110009
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • TOEFL (paper-based): total score of at least 577 with a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English. To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • Please note that we don't accept the revised TOEFL paper-delivered test.

  • TOEFL (internet-based): total score at of least 79 and scores of 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for reading and 13 for listening. To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • IELTS: total score of at least 6.5 in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0.

  • Pearson Test of English: overall score of at least 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50.

  • Cambridge English, Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Cambridge English Score of at least 176 with no skill below 169.

  • C2 Proficiency (previously called Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) examination): Cambridge English Score of at least 180 with no skill below 180.

Course Information

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) is a three-year degree that equips graduates with the necessary conceptual and material creative knowledge to engage and thrive in the professional contemporary art industry.

The course offers immersive, integrated and experiential practice-based studio studies and critical and theoretical studies in drawing and printmaking, painting, photography and sculpture. You can select from a range of subjects that allow you to explore cross-disciplinary studies, exposing you to multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills.

Embedded in the cultural capital of Australia, you will learn from internationally recognised artists, lecturers and industry professionals. You will also have opportunities to work with visiting artists from Australia and abroad. As a graduate, you'll be equipped with the skills and critical knowledge to contribute to a diverse range of contexts including professional contemporary art practice and exhibition making. You may also develop future pathways into museum and curatorial professions, fashion, design, education and art therapy.

In the first year, you'll engage in foundational techniques to develop and strengthen your skills base enabling creative self-expression. In the second year, you'll use your knowledge to further engage with and develop your studio practice and artistic voice. In your final year of study, you'll have the unique opportunity to travel overseas and/or to involve yourself in research-based internal electives. The synthesis of these skills culminates in third year with the capstone experience of the Graduation Exhibition, a professionally curated and installed showcase of student art work from all disciplines, visited by national industry professionals, patrons, collectors and members of the general public.

CRICOS Code: 093589G

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Year 1

Semester 1

  • Studio Studies 1

  • Critical And Theoretical Studies 1


Semester 2

  • Critical And Theoretical Studies 2

  • Studio Studies 2


Year 2

Semester 1

  • Studio Studies 3

  • Critical And Theoretical Studies 3


Semester 2

  • Studio Studies 4

  • Critical And Theoretical Studies 4


Year 3

Semester 1

  • Critical And Theoretical Studies 5

  • Studio Studies 5


Semester 2


  • Studio Studies 6

  • Critical And Theoretical Studies 6

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate, gain work as a practicing visual artist and a variety of associated industries and professions including:

  • Conservators

  • Curators

  • Designers

  • Educators.

You will:

  • Obtain knowledge and skills to maintain an independent artistic practice

  • Develop confidence to undertake experimental technical/artistic approaches in developing set projects

  • Develop understanding of topics in contemporary art criticism and aesthetic theory.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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