Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) (UG:Bachelor (Hons))

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
UG:Bachelor (Hons)

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 28280 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

Students who perform well, with a GPA of 5.0 or greater, during the Bachelor of Fine Art degree may undertake a further year of full time (or equivalent part time) study to obtain an Honours degree. The Honours degree allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest.

On the Callaghan Campus, Honours level courses are available in: 2-D Art (Painting/Drawing, Printmaking); 3-D Art (Ceramics, Fibres/Textiles, Sculpture); Photomedia; or Art History/Theory. The program offers high quality facilities in all studio areas including a metal casting foundry, paper making mill and the only facility in any institution in Australia that manufactures paints, pastels and watercolours on campus.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • The ability to create; produce original artwork to a high professional standard in a variety of contexts.
  • The ability to problem solve and/or have advanced critical insights within the relevant artistic situation.
  • The ability to act independently and/or competently curate exhibitions and art events.
  • The capacity to converse effectively and to a high standard in a variety of fine art contexts using a range of communication strategies and technologies.
  • The ability to demonstrate to a high level a critical and scholarly appreciation of fine art and aesthetic issues from an historical, social, cultural and theoretical perspective.
  • The ability to liaise and operate within various arts organizations and the arts industry.
  • The ability to act as an advocate for arts communities and professional bodies.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUG:Bachelor (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 28280 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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