Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts in Australia

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Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours)

National Art School
Campus Full time 1 year July 2017 Australia Sydney

The Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) is a full-time studio-based degree delivered over one academic year of 26 weeks. It is designed for students [+]

Best Bachelors in Fine Arts in Australia 2017. The Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) is a full-time studio-based degree delivered over one academic year of 26 weeks. It is designed for students who have completed a three year BFA degree or equivalent, and offers the opportunity to focus and further develop their individual studio practice. The program introduces students to a studio research environment by developing their ability and autonomy as emerging professional practitioners in the visual arts. The BFA (Hons) comprises three inter-related subject streams: a Studio Major (nominated from the disciplines of Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture), supported by a weekly Studio Seminar program, and Art History and Theory lecture series. The course is delivered on campus, where students are provided with dedicated studio facilities. BFA (Hons) students have the opportunity to extend their abilities in the following areas: - Technical and conceptual skills - Aesthetic and critical judgement - Historical, contemporary and theoretical contexts relevant to individual art practice - Studio practice and management of materials Admission Requirements Entry to the BFA(Hons) is assessed by consideration of the following: 1). Previous study; applicants need to provide evidence of: - an Australian or New Zealand tertiary qualification in Fine Art, or overseas equivalent; - completion of a Major in the intended BFA(Hons) specialisation; - a credit average in a Fine Art degree with excellence in the third year of a Studio Major. Applicants wishing to undertake a Drawing Major are considered for admission on the basis of: - a credit average in a Fine Art degree with excellence in Drawing in the third year of undergraduate study; or - where a separate Drawing mark was not awarded excellence in a studio major and a substantial portfolio of drawings. 2). A 300-word proposal for an Honours Studio Project. 3). Interview that will include discussion of the Honours Studio Project Proposal. 4). Supporting evidence portfolio of approximately 12 current or relevant art works in digital form on CD formatted with jpeg files, readable for both Mac and PC. Fees - Domestic students: $7,000 per year ($6,500 with Bursary for continuing NAS Students) - International students: $28,500 per year (Enrolments Commencing 2014) [-]

Bachelor of Fine Art

National Art School
Campus Full time 3 years July 2017 Australia Sydney

The Bachelor of Fine Art is a three-year full-time program delivered over 30 weeks per year: Fee-Help Available. This studio-based program involves [+]

The Bachelor of Fine Art is a three-year full-time program delivered over 30 weeks per year: Fee-Help Available. This studio-based program involves a comprehensive investigation of studio practices and theoretical reflection supported by individual tutorials, peer discussion and reviews. Studio disciplines offered at this level include Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture. Drawing and Art History & Theory are core subjects that underpin the studio-based study throughout all three years of the course. The BFA program is designed to develop the creative independence, knowledge, and experience required in each student for a career as a professional artist, and to develop the academic rigour required of further education at postgraduate level. Year 1 The first year of the program introduces students to a broad range of studio disciplines that provide a basis for the development of individual studio specialisation. In semester one, students are introduced to the foundational processes, techniques and knowledge of art making through study in each of the five studio disciplines offered at the School. In the following semester students complete three studio electives chosen from these five studio disciplines which will form the basis of their on-going studies. The program includes a thorough introduction to the core subjects of Art History/Theory and Drawing. Year 2 In Second Year students undertake a Studio Major in Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture. The program is directed and structured to consolidate and develop skills introduced in First Year. The year is project based, and provides opportunities for students to engage in the development of individual work practices. Students continue their study in the core subjects of Drawing and Art History & Theory. Year 3 During third year more emphasis is placed on self-directed learning under staff supervision. The program is designed to accommodate teaching by example, under the guidance of individual lecturers with students encouraged to work autonomously in their studios. Students continue their study in the core subjects of Drawing and Art History/Theory. Admission Requirements: Entry to the BFA is assessed by consideration of the following: 1). Previous Study (one of the following): - Successful completion of Year 12 (NSW Higher School Certificate or equivalent) - TAFE Diploma in Fine Art or equivalent - Successful completion of a minimum of one year’s tertiary study in Fine Art at an equivalent institution 2). Interview, comprising: - Drawing Test: applicants are given up to an hour to complete a still life drawing - Portfolio Presentation: I. minimum of 12 recently completed works II. relevant support material such as drawings, maquettes, sketchbooks and visual diaries Students unable to attend an interview, including international applicants residing overseas, may apply using slides, CD ROM, transcripts of results of previous training and photographic documentation. 3). Evidence of meeting the NAS English language requirement (international students only). Mature Age Entry Consideration for entry to the BFA is given to mature age entrants. Applicants would be considered mature age by meeting the following criteria: - 21 years or over; and have - completed a Leaving Certificate between 1955-1966, or - completed a Higher School Certificate (1967-present) or equivalent, or - completed a diploma or advanced diploma at TAFE or other accredited institution, or - completed an approved preparation course Fees - Domestic students: $7,000 per year - International students: $28,500 per year [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) (Honours)

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Melbourne

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours program provides an opportunity for you, under the guidance of your supervisor, to engage in independent research in your chosen field of artistic practice. During the year you produce a major creative work, or series of works, and a related research paper. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) (Honours)The Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours program provides an opportunity for you, under the guidance of your supervisor, to engage in independent research in your chosen field of artistic practice. During the year you produce a major creative work, or series of works, and a related research paper. The course also introduces you to practice-led research skills and develops your capacity for devising, defining and managing a major project. The program offers a direct pathway to a higher research degree as well as equipping you to work as professional practicing artist in your chosen field of specialisation.The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) (Honours) is for students that have achieved high results in an undergraduate degree in film and television, either at the Victorian College of the Arts or another institution, and who wish to extend their practice and develop their research ability. It is a year-long program that introduces you to creative and theoretical research skills and methodologies.During the course you write, direct and edit a substantive and innovative short motion picture program, or specialise in a film craft such as cinematography, producing, production management, actor direction, sound, screenwriting or editing. Students following any one of these paths also produce a self-directed minor research thesis.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) is focused on practical screen production with an emphasis on screenwriting, direction and editing. The program is characterised by regular opportunities to gain practical and collaborative skills through developing your own short productions, as well as crewing on other students’ projects. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) is focused on practical screen production with an emphasis on screenwriting, direction and editing. The program is characterised by regular opportunities to gain practical and collaborative skills through developing your own short productions, as well as crewing on other students’ projects.Students also undertake Critical Studies subjects that introduce them to the practice of critical self-reflection in the context of wider contemporary arts practices, and have the opportunity choose electives from other specialisations across the Victorian College of the Arts, and the University of Melbourne. Graduates are successful in local and international film festivals, winning numerous awards with their productions. Graduates, employed in the industry, may work initially in an assistant capacity as freelancers.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) is focused on practical screen production with an emphasis on screenwriting, direction and editing. The program is characterised by regular opportunities to gain practical and collaborative skills through developing your own short productions. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) is focused on practical screen production with an emphasis on screenwriting, direction and editing. The program is characterised by regular opportunities to gain practical and collaborative skills through developing your own short productions.Students also undertake Critical Studies subjects that introduce them to the practice of critical self-reflection in the context of wider contemporary arts practices, and have the opportunity choose electives from other specialisations across the Victorian College of the Arts, and the University of Melbourne.Graduates of the Film School have been keenly sought after to produce animated works for television series, short films and feature-length animations; with many applying their animation skills to video art and installation, website, games and educational programs.Duration:... [-]