Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)

  • CRICOS code: 093589G
  • VTAC code: 3800638991
  • International VTAC code: 3800638993

Where will this take me?



As a graduate, gain work as a practicing visual artist and a variety of associated industries and professions including:

  • Conservators
  • Curators
  • Designers
  • Educators.

You will:

  • Obtain knowledge and skills to maintain an independent artistic practice
  • Develop confidence to undertake experimental technical/artistic approaches in developing set projects
  • Develop understanding of topics in contemporary art criticism and aesthetic theory.

Ashley Perry

Meet our graduate Ashley Perry

In 2019, the University of Melbourne gave 30 students and alumni their first commission, to celebrate the power of artistic minds and the launch of our redeveloped Southbank campus. Alum Ashley Perry (Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) 2016) explored the Anthology of human physical perfection with a work that exposes how search-engine algorithms reinforce and shape ideals of physical perfection.

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Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.