The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Science double degree combines critical inquiry in art theory with a prestigious science degree that allows you to study a wide range of science subjects.
The double degree supports the collaboration between the arts and sciences and encourages the creation of new knowledge, ideas and processes.
Duration: 4 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Commencing Terms: Term 1 (February), Term 3 (September)
2021 Guaranteed Entry Rank: 85
Assumed Knowledge: Mathematics and Chemistry plus one or more of Biology, Earth & Environmental Science, Physics or Mathematics Extension 1 (depending on chosen area of study)
The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) component allows you to investigate the histories and theories that inform contemporary art and culture. Situated within the Bachelor of Fine Arts at UNSW Art & Design, the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) is a unique program that immerses you in the creatively and intellectually stimulating context of Australia’s largest community of art and design practitioners, curators, students, educators and researchers.
Throughout the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) component, you will be guided by our dedicated team of nationally and internationally recognised art theorists, curators, and artists, helping you to examine the intersections between art and a range of historical, cultural, social, and institutional contexts. With complementary studies in studio art practice, opportunities for elective study, and opportunities to learn in professional contexts, the degree prepares you for a successful career in the contemporary art world and related creative fields throughout Australia and internationally.
In the Science component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Practice)/ Bachelor of Science, you will study a broad range our courses in your first year to expand your general understanding of science. After this, you will choose from a wide selection of major options.
- Earth Science
- Food Science
- Marine Science
- Materials Science
- Molecular and Cell Biology
- Physical Oceanography
- Physical Science
- Vision Science
For more information about each component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Science, including career opportunities, please see each degree page.
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