• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

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It begins with hands-on traditional skills and techniques and grounds your understanding of contemporary culture historically and theoretically. It explores contemporary arts interface with digital technologies and expands into cross media, multi-disciplinary visual arts practice.

Key facts: 

The Visual Arts from University of Canberra  has an industry engagement/ employment focus and explores different genres of arts practice, art communities, curating, design/ commercial opportunities and contemporary visual identities. 

Our flexible course adapted to your personal strengths and aspirations will allow you to build your skills and understanding of contemporary art and culture and to develop and maintain a strong practice in the Visual Arts sector.

Graduates become practising artists who develop their careers in a wide range of art, design and culturally related fields including gallery exhibitions, arts education, arts administration, curating, exhibition and display design, public art, product design, illustration, and publications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Techniques in 2D Rendering 
  • Artist as Curator 
  • Contemporary Culture and Creative Practice 
  • Exploration of Visual Identity  
  • Multi-disciplinary Response to Figure - Portrait 
  • Multi-disciplinary Response to Landscape - Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification 
  • Additional to the normal admission requirements, students must also have a successful portfolio application. If you have completed a qualification from TAFE Queensland you may be eligible for direct entry into this course without a portfolio.

CRICOS Code: 085981K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26700 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Domestic: Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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