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Bachelor of Visual Arts - 308JA

Course Code: 308JA
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Arts and Communications
CRICOS Code: 085981K
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

Our Visual Arts degree provides you with an open and supportive studio environment for you to define and shape your career as a Visual Artist. 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.
The course 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.

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
TAFE Queensland Brisbane Email UCQueensland@canberra.edu.au Phone 13 72 48
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission 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

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Additional Admission Requirements

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.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2020 UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Visual Arts B VisA

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020 CSP $26,700

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Integrate theoretical and technical knowledge in visual arts. Analysis and Inquiry - The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
Professionalism & Social Responsibility - The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Exercise judgment to resolve a range of routine problems in visual arts. Problem Solving - The ability to apply problem-solving process in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions.
Critique issues and communicate outcomes to a range of audiences, both creative professionals and non-professionals Communication - The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
Analysis and Inquiry - The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
Critically apply theoretical and technical Knowledge in visual arts. Analysis and Inquiry - The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
Evaluate and reflect on performance to identify and act upon opportunities for self-improvement Working Independently and with others - The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.
Professionalism & Social Responsibility - The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

None.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2015->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, Nambour-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, Townsville-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, Nambour-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, Townsville-Internal
    • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, Nambour-Internal
    • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, Townsville-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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