The Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Commerce double degree combines a studio-based contemporary art education with a highly regarded business qualification.
You will develop your creative and professional skills and contemporary art practice while also gaining skills, knowledge and practical experience in business areas of your choice.
You will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities across and at the intersection of the arts and culture sectors and business.
Duration: 4 years full time
2019 Guaranteed Entry: 97
Assumed Knowledge: Visual Arts and Mathematics
Throughout the Fine Arts component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Commerce, you will utilise world-class facilities, workshops and equipment to make and exhibit your work.
The degree features six disciplinary studio areas, from which you will choose at least two.
In the drawing studio, you will develop understandings of the formal, material and conceptual possibilities of contemporary drawing practice. You will work from the human figure, experiment with a range of traditional and contemporary materials and extend your individual practice through rigorous creative and experimental approaches.
In the painting studio, you will engage with painting as a formal, material and conceptual practice. Exploring connections between conceptual and material enquiry, you will develop an individual practice by testing ideas and techniques in a critically-informed studio environment.
In the printmaking studio, you will acquire diverse technical skills in traditional and contemporary print methods including digital imaging, etching, lithography, relief printing and screen-printing. You will use collaborative enquiry, analysis, critique and reflection to generate ideas and artworks in a contemporary printmaking environment.
In the photography studio, you will develop diverse and transferable photographic skills, supporting you to become artists and practitioners in a variety of fields. The studio fosters critical enquiry and experimentation to explore the material and conceptual possibilities of photography in contemporary contexts.
In the sculpture studio, you will develop artworks by engaging with sculptural, spatial and social possibilities of contemporary art. The studio fosters a collaborative and critically-informed approach to support students in developing their artistic practice.
In the moving image studio, you will explore contemporary approaches to video art, short film, audio-visual composition and installation. You will develop understandings and skills in a variety of creative contexts for moving image practice including gallery, screen, virtual and public spaces.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to broaden your skills and knowledge by selecting from a wide range of elective courses from across our art, design and media programs.
In the Commerce component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Commerce, you will explore the fundamentals of business as well as specialising in one major area of study from the following:
- Business Economics
- Business Law
- Business Strategy and Economic Management
- Financial Economics
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- International Business
- Real Estate Studies
For more information about each component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Commerce, including career opportunities, please see each degree page.
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