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Bachelor of Fine Arts | Make Art where Art is being Made

Choose from 3D Design, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles, Time Based Media, Visual Communication, and experiment across studios.

BACHELOR OF
FINE ARTS

Eligibility: Refer to entry requirements   Duration: 3 years min 7 years max
Location: Hobart and Launceston

Participate in festivals such as Dark Mofo, Ten Days on the Island, Junction Arts Festival, The Unconformity and engage with acclaimed artists commissioned by MONA, TMAG, QVMAG, and more.

Practice in generous spaces that fuel your imagination; Hobart’s former IXL jam factory and Launceston’s historic Western Railway Yard, in the heart of Tasmania’s creative precincts.

Build a closer relationship with staff, students, visiting artists, and artists in residence. Be a part of Tasmania’s intimate and internationally recognised creative community.

Spend more time realising your creative potential leading to an exciting career. Study in one of Australia’s best cities for students*, with breathtaking wilderness and a world-class lifestyle on your doorstep.

Please note the information on this page does not apply to international students.

*Student Cities Australia, 2016.

Course Structure

The choice of studios and course structure for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree differs slightly depending on whether you study in Hobart or Launceston.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, in either location, you will need to successfully complete 20 units consisting of a Studio Major (six units), Degree Core Knowledge (six units), Experience and Engagement (six units) and Discipline Electives (two units).

In Hobart, the Bachelor of Fine Arts program offers studios in 3D Design, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Time Based Media, and Visual Communication.

Let’s pretend you’ve chosen Printmaking as your Studio Major, and you’re interested in exploring units from other studios using your Experience and Engagement units.

Here is how your Bachelor of Fine Arts degree could be structured. For more specific information about the course structure, please view the Bachelor of Fine Arts course page in the Courses & Units Handbook.

To find how the Bachelor of Fine Arts can be structured to suit your interests or ambitions, contact the UTAS information Centre
on 1300 363 864, via live chat or enquire online.

Degree Core Knowledge
4 Introductory (2 x 25cp) units
2 Intermediate units
2 Advanced units
Experience and Engagement (E&E)
2 student electives - Introductory
2 breadth units -
Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced
2 student electives -
Intermediate or Advanced
Experience and Engagement (E&E)
2 discipline electives - Intermediate
Studio Major
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
4 Advanced (2 x 25cp) untis
First Year 100 credit points of Introductory level units (2 units x 25 credit points and 4 units x 12.5 credit points)
Second Year 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Third Year 100 credit points of units (2 units x 25 credit points and 4 units x 12.5 credit points)

In Launceston, the Bachelor of Fine Arts program offers studios in Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Photomedia, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Textiles.

When choosing your Studio Major, you will choose two different studios in your first year, and continue with either or both studios into your second and third year.

LLet’s pretend you’ve chosen Textiles and Photomedia as your Studio Major, and you’re interested in exploring units from other studios using your Experience and Engagement units.

Here is how your Bachelor of Fine Arts degree could be structured. For more specific information about the course structure, please view Bachelor of Fine Arts course page in the Courses & Units Handbook.

To find how the Bachelor of Fine Arts can be structured to suit your interests or ambitions, contact the UTAS information Centre
on 1300 363 864, via live chat or enquire online.

Degree Core Knowledge
4 Introductory (2 x 25cp) units
2 Intermediate units
2 Advanced units
Experience and Engagement (E&E)
2 student electives - Introductory
2 breadth units -
Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced
2 student electives -
Intermediate or Advanced
Experience and Engagement (E&E)
2 discipline electives - Intermediate
Studio Major
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
4 Advanced (2 x 25cp) untis
First Year 100 credit points of Introductory level units (2 units x 25 credit points and 4 units x 12.5 credit points)
Second Year 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Third Year 100 credit points of units (2 units x 25 credit points and 4 units x 12.5 credit points)

Home is where the art is

Rhi Bryce had always done art because of its visual appeal, but a degree in Fine Arts is allowing her to develop her creative practice faster and further.

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