Bachelor of Visual Arts

In the Bachelor of Visual Arts you will develop and refine high-level technical and creative skills and knowledge for working with the forms, materials and technologies of your chosen studio discipline. The Bachelor of Visual Arts features workshops in art theory, ceramics, furniture, glass, gold and silver smithing, painting, photography and media arts, printmedia and drawing, sculpture and textiles. The degree offers a broad range of elective courses that allow an additional specialisation in any of these discipline areas.

You will be able to take advantage of the close proximity of ANU to the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, ScreenSound Australia, the National Library of Australia, the National Museum of Australia and the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

The School of Art has specific entry requirements that include an interview and portfolio; for more information on how to apply, please visit the School of Art How to apply page.

Further studies

Students can undertake an honours year. There are also many opportunities for postgraduate study including coursework and research.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find work as independent artists, in arts organisations, as an art teacher, in galleries, museums and in many other arts releated fields.

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