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Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design

Available at

  • Melbourne Campus Vic
  • Strathfield Campus NSW

Associate Degree in Visual Arts and Design
AssocDegVAD

160 cp
Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

This course provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design.

Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design
BVAD

240 cp (Pass)
Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

80 cp (Honours)
Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

New South Wales

Recommended studies: Visual Arts

Victoria

Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (any) and in one of art, studio arts, or visual communication and design.

Pass Degree

The Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design course is designed for students interested in a broadly based course that integrates the study of studio-based art, art and design history and theory with a strand of graphic design. There is provision for specialisation by each individual student in the third year of the course as well as for an internship and acquisition of relevant business skills. The course prepares students for ethical, professional practice in a diversity of careers in visual arts and design.

Volunteer Experience

Students in the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design course are required to complete 15 days or equivalent of Volunteer Experience to meet graduation requirements. This unit does not incur any HECS liability or fees and is graded on a Pass/Fail basis. Students normally register in this unit in Year 2 Semester 2 but may complete Volunteer Experience any time during the first two years of their course. Further information will be available in Orientation Week.

Professional Recognition

Graduates of this course may be eligible for membership of the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA)
  • Australian Print Council
  • Australian Net Art and Technology (ANET)
  • Australian Sculptors Association
  • Craft Australia
  • International Council of Museums (ICOM)
  • International Association of Art (UNESCO) (only available to NAVA members)
  • National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)
  • Potters Society
  • Victorian Artists Society (VAS)
  • Victorian Ceramic Group

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Art therapists
  • Ceramics
  • Curators
  • Design teachers
  • Exhibition technicians
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
  • Museum assistants
  • Museum management
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Print and electronic media
  • Printmaking
  • Researchers
  • Sculpture

Pathways to further study

The Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design Honours degree is a higher level of study available to BVAD graduates and other eligible external applicants who wish to undertake research-based practice in studio art, graphic design and art and design history and theory into an honours fourth year.

Pathways to further study

An honours degree is available for high-achieving students.

Prerequisites:

Completion of the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design pass degree or equivalent, normally within the last five years. The pass degree must have been completed at least a credit average including at least four of the units in the major sequence of the discipline of the Honours course and the student must have satisfied the prerequisites for units to be undertaken in the Honours degree.

The Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design Honours degree is a higher level of study available to BVAD graduates and other eligible external applicants who wish to undertake research-based practice in studio art, graphic design and art and design history and theory into an honours fourth year.

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