Course summary

Honours in Visual Arts is a separate fourth year of study that is undertaken following the successful completion of a relevant undergraduate degree. It provides an opportunity to engage in advanced studio enquiry in contemporary arts practice in conjunction with academic research training. Students study Research Methodology and Creative Project units.

The degree provides opportunity for intellectual stimulation and academic and artistic achievements. This enables students to prepare for further postgraduate study such as a PhD and/or a professional artistic career. Students are supported through School-wide facilities and resources as well as specialised, individual visual arts supervision.

Prior to lodging an application, interested applicants must contact the University to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic. For more information refer to the School of Arts and Social Sciences Honours information

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