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Study Visual Arts In Australia

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What Is Visual Arts?

According to Cambridge Dictionary, Visual Arts is the arts of painting and sculpture, rather than literature and music.     

It is a form of art that is appreciated by sight, examples of visual arts are paintings, drawings, sculpting, photography and video making. It shall not be confused with Performing Arts because this type of arts discipline involves voices and body movement and performing in front of a crowd.

If you have a dream to be a painter like Leonardo da Vinci and Pablo Picasso or a sculptor like Michelangelo, then Visual Arts is definitely a course for you. You will have the chance to exhibit your work in an exhibition and pop-up gallery one day.

List of prospective jobs when you study visual arts in Australia:

  1. Illustrator
  2. Printmaker
  3. Fine artist
  4. Commercial art gallery manager
  5. Exhibition designer
  6. Graphic designer
  7. Art teacher

Top Universities in Australia to Study Visual Arts

There are so many great universities that offer this course in Australia. Below is our top 5 recommendations:

Griffith University

The Good Universities Guide 2018 rated 5-stars to Creative Arts at Griffith for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality. Students will be able to develop their skills, abilities and interest in this university

Program

Bachelor of Fine Art

Intakes

February

Entry Requirements

English: IELTS 6.5


STPM/ A-Level: Aggregate score of 6

UEC: Aggregate score of 14

Annual Indicative Fees

AUD$ 29, 500

Federation University

Dated back to 1870, drawing classes were first offered in the year of 1880. The school eventually grew and became a leading visual art institution nowadays. With their artistic practise, academic research and engaged teaching, this university inspires the next generation of artists, designers and performers to innovate within a global creative network.

Program

Bachelor of Visual Arts

Intakes

January, July & November

Entry Requirements

English: IELTS 6.0

STPM/ A-Level: Aggregate score of 6.0

UEC: Aggregate score of 12

Annual Indicative Fees

AUD$ 27,300

La Trobe University

Students are able to specialize in contemporary art practice and La Trobe will prepare you for an exciting career in the industry. Not only that, students have access to the LaTrobe Art Institute and its network of galleries. Another advantage for students is the option to take an accelerated subject with the National Gallery of Victoria.

Program

Bachelor of Visual Arts

Intakes

March & July

Entry Requirements

English: IELTS 6.0

STPM/ A-Level: Aggregate score of 6

UEC: Aggregate score of 12

Annual Indicative Fees

AUD$ 32,800

Deakin University

Students will learn about contemporary art through lectures, workshops,tutorials and sought-after internships. They will also be mentored by world class practising artists, learn in purpose-built studio facilities and able to gain experience working on festivals and events.

Program

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)

Intakes

March & July

Entry Requirements

English: IELTS 6.0

STPM: GPA 2.7

UEC: Not more than 21

Annual Indicative Fees

AUD$ 32,200

The University of Southern Queensland

This university enhances students professional opportunities through specialised activities and partnerships. They regularly host international exchange exhibition programs with universities like the University of Saskatchewan, Universitas Sebelas Maret (Indonesia) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Students are able to enjoy and are able to learn a lot from these exhibitions. 

Program

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Art)

Intakes

February, July & November

Entry Requirements

English: IELTS 6.0

STPM: GPA 2.0

UEC: 6 subjects with B5

Annual Indicative Fees

AUD$ 25,600

 

Because this course is based on talents, certain universities require interviews and portfolios prior to acceptance. To find out more about this course or the mentioned universities, contact us!

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Stephanie Calamba
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