Honours specialisation

Visual Art

Application Requirements


All applicants must meet the standard eligibility for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Degree with Honours), in addition to the requirements below.

See standard eligibility requirements for degree

See how to apply for Bachelor of Fine Arts (Degree with Honours)

2022 Start Year Intake
Applications open 2 August 2021

Applications close 31 October 2021

Proposal and Folio


  • Upload a proposal of between 700 - 1000 words outlining your intended studio project and research paper to your supplementary application form
  • Upload a folio to your application

Your folio should consist of recent work relevant to the research proposal. Documentation, images, or a video of work may be uploaded as part of your folio.

* Please refer to the following specifications for digital works:

  • Please only submit a maximum of 10 images and/or 8 minutes of video.
  • All folio items must be numbered to correspond to a separate document listing the title, date, medium, and dimensions of each work.
  • The supplementary application program only accepts Images (up to 5MB per file), Video (up to 250MB per file), Audio (up to 30MB per file), and PDFs (up to 10MB per file). The program also accepts links from YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud. Video is acceptable as up to 8 minutes of showreel or a single movie file. Do not password protect your videos.
  • Once uploaded please check all media to ensure it plays as you intend, to minimise technical disruptions where possible.


Interview Requirements

Interviews will run for approximately 30 minutes and will be conducted online via Zoom Web Conferencing. Selection will be based on your interview, folio presentation, previous academic results, and the suitability of your research project in terms of resource availability. At the time of application, you are required to provide your major project and research paper topics and an outline of the project’s goals to discuss further at the interview.

2022 Start Year Intake

Interviews will take place Monday 8 - Thursday 19 November 2021


Applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee payable via the supplementary application.

Please note that some domestic applicants may be eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee if you are a Health Care Cardholder or have special circumstances.

For persons who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, the supplementary application fee will be waived. Please contact the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development for assistance.

If you believe you are eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee, please contact the faculty via the Enquire Now button (located on the How to Apply page) prior to submitting your supplementary application form, and include a scanned copy of the relevant documentation as evidence of your eligibility.