About Visual art

Our studio-based learning spaces and boutique programs offer an immersive environment that fosters self-directed practice.

Learn from some of Melbourne’s most respected artists in an environment that promotes a deep work ethic, cross-disciplinary collaboration and creative risk-taking.

You'll experiment with concepts, materials, techniques and processes, and prepare for a career as a visual artist, or in a related field, like art curation, preserving artwork or design.

Discover our Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees

Hear from Siobhan Jackson about what it's like to study at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, home of the Victorian College of the Arts

Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study Visual Art at the University of Melbourne

Industry-ready skills

Industry-ready skills

Benefit from our strong industry connections, providing many real-world opportunities for our students to learn and grow.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Be guided by expert teaching staff, and supported by all the opportunities a world-class university can offer.

Your own studio space

Your own studio space

From your first semester, you’ll be assigned your own studio area to experiment with concepts, materials, techniques and processes.

Talk to us

Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.