Bachelor of Fine Arts (Degree with Honours)

Course overview

  • 1 year full time
  • On Campus (Southbank)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February


CRICOS code: 029294J

Engage in independent research in your chosen field of artistic practice and develop yourself as a practicing artist.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Degree with Honours) is an esteemed program that supports you to develop research skills and deepen your understanding of contemporary creative practice and theoretical discourse.

This dynamic one-year program seeks to introduce Honours candidates of proven ability and aptitude to research training, developing your critical thinking, creative drive, and capacity to devise, define and manage a major creative research project. The degree emphasises rigorous, independent, practice-led research – work that links critical curiosity and creative enquiry to encourage a deeper understanding and capacity in your chosen field.

You can choose from one of the following specialisations:

In each, you'll undertake a year-long project under the guidance of your individual supervisor.

Our program is located in the Southbank campus, a world class teaching and learning facility at the heart of Melbourne’s arts precinct and with strong connections across disciplines that span a diverse range of professional partnerships and networks. Academic staff in the program are leading practitioners in their field.

Graduate pathways

This degree provides you with a pathway to a masters or PhD research degree, and also strengthens your foundations for a professional career in the creative arts.

Applicants interested in Animation and/or Screenwriting should apply to the Film and Television specialisation.