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Arts (Creative Arts) (Honours)

12 months
22200 AUD/year
8301 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts) (Honours) from Federation University Australia is a fourth-year program that often serves as a prelude to a higher degree in research or advanced professional practice in careers that entail complex research work.  


With half the program dedicated to a thesis-based experience of independent research conducted professionally, the program will prepare individuals for professional or research work in the disciplinary field of their preference by providing training in theory, methodology and epistemology.

This Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts) (Honours) from Federation University Australia involves study in ceramics/3D, drawing, printmaking, photography, painting, performance and dance.

Career opportunities  

  • Arts and cultural planner
  • Cartoonist
  • Commercial potter
  • Creative director
  • Cultural development officer
  • Cultural heritage officer
  • Gallery assistant
  • Illustrator
  • Jewellery designer/maker
  • Museum curator/technician
  • Painter
  • Photo journalist
  • Photographer
  • Potter/ceramist
  • Screen printer
  • Sculptor
  • Set designer
  • Textile designer
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Art/creative director

Honours graduates are highly valued for research work (academic and professional), and are especially prepared for a higher degree by research such as a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio Project 
  • Research Design, Management and Methods
  • Literature Review 
  • Exegesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of an Australian undergraduate degree or overseas equivalent with at least a Distinction (or equivalent) average in final year lever courses. 
  • All applicants must complete and submit the Research Proposal form as part of their application. Students will normally have a short thesis topic approved before applying, developed in consultation with a potential supervisor and the Honours Coordinator.
  • CRICOS code: 097880E (Camp St), 097880E (Churchill), 097880E (Mt Helen)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22200 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8301 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8301 AUD per year during 12 months.


  •  National students: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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