Research in the design, digital and visual arts is focused on the development and testing of knowledge through the creation of works of art. You will develop experimental and analytical methodologies and learn to locate your work within specific historical, cultural and theoretical contexts. These degrees are suitable if you wish to extend your creative, technical and analytical skills under the supervision of expert staff.
In the research degrees you will construct a practice based project under the supervision of a panel whose expertise encompasses theory and practice. The PhD and MPhil degrees include a creative arts coursework component.
The graduate certificate, diploma and masters degrees incorporate individual studio practice projects, core theory, master classes, field studies, research projects and other courses from allied areas. This broad choice enables you to develop a program of study that suits your individual needs and interests. Areas taught in the School of Art include ceramics, digital media, glass, gold and silversmithing, furniture, painting, photomedia, printmaking, drawing, sculpture and textiles. Working closely with expert staff is a key feature of each program.
Our national capital location means that you can benefit from the resources available, as well as lectures and seminars, in the key cultural and collecting institutions.
The digital arts degrees are suitable if you wish to study creative digital arts in the areas of video, animation, compositing, internet art, processing, sound and hybrid practice.
The Visual Arts programs provide students with the opportunity to develop their skills as professional artists and professionals in the arts sector. Study is available in a variety of Workshops including: Art Theory, Ceramics, Furniture, Glass, Gold and Silversmithing, Printmedia and Drawing, Painting, Photography and Media Arts, Sculpture, and Textiles.