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Bachelor of Fine Arts

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The BFA studio programme will challenge you and nurture your talent as a maker. We'll help you gain flexibility, confidence and the edge needed to enter the art world.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Feb
Domestic Fees
$7,200 per year

About this course

The BFA studio programme will challenge you and nurture your talent as a maker. We'll help you gain flexibility, confidence and the edge needed to enter the art world. We'll challenge you to think critically and creatively in our unique interdisciplinary studio environment. There you'll have the opportunity to share ideas and collaborate with other Elam students. You'll be able to use our extensive workshops and facilities, and have the chance to exhibit your work at our student-run galleries. You may choose to combine your BFA with a Bachelor of Arts. Find out more about the .

Study locations

City

Course structure

In your first year, you'll study a range of art practices and media, learning how to turn your ideas to realities, engaging in problem solving and expanding your conceptual thinking. You'll be able to research topics of interest to you, and supplementing your studies in additional subject areas by choosing two General Education courses.

In second year and beyond, you will hone your creative practice through studio-based instruction and engagement with our critical studies programme.

Your thinking, writing, practical and conceptual skills will advance as you and your practice are continually challenged and encouraged. You will engage with current ideas in local and international contemporary art and find your place within the field.

At the end of Part III of the BFA, you may be offered a place in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) programme.

Changes to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programme are currently in the formal approval process. These changes include more conjoint options, different entry requirements and other programme updates. Please note therefore that the details here relate to the current programme and are subject to change. Check this page in early September 2020 to learn about the updates to the programme.