The Fine Arts (Honours) program is a one-year advanced undergraduate degree for high achieving students who have completed an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts (or cognate area).
Duration 1 year full-time
The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) is a one-year advanced undergraduate degree for high-achieving students, designed for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts (or cognate area) and wish to extend their critical and creative skills in contemporary art contexts. It enables students to advance their knowledge and understanding of artistic practice by developing a significant practice-led research project.
The degree allows students to develop an in-depth understanding of the relationship between theory and practice in contemporary art contexts and can provide pathways to higher research degree programs such as a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or PhD, as well as an array of professions and careers in the arts and cultural sectors.
Students must complete 48 UOC including the following courses;
- DART4101 Fine Arts Honours Research Project 1 (12 UOC)
- DART4102 Fine Arts Honours Research Project 2 (12 UOC; this course is taken twice for a total of 24 UOC)
- DART4300 Contemporary Art Theories and Methods (6 UOC)
- ADAD4100 Professional Experience Project (6 UOC).
Students must have completed the or other cognate recognised Level 7 qualification. Entry to Honours requires a WAM of 70 or higher (or equivalent) in the relevant Level 7 qualification prior to entry. Entry is subject to resources and the approval of the Deputy Head of School, Art.
Graduates develop a deeper understanding of contemporary art practice and research, providing pathways to higher-degree research programs such as a Master of Fine Arts or PhD and an array of careers in the arts and cultural sectors.
In addition to becoming celebrated contemporary artists, graduates find employment in areas including:
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