Bachelor of Fine Art (Central Coast)

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Faculty of Education and Arts

Program Code

10944

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

Admission Instructions

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Mode of delivery

On Campus face to face.

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This program is available to continuing students only.

The Bachelor of Fine Art is offered through the School of Humanities within the Faculty of Education & Arts at the Ourimbah Campus. It is a three year full-time degree designed to prepare students for professional practice in the fine art field. The main area of study include: Drawing, Painting, Digital Imaging, Interdisciplinary Practices and Art History/Theory.


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All students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.


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Not available to new students.


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Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation. For more information about articulation arrangements please see the University's website, at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/credit/


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Honours' requirements are currently under review and students are advised that new structures will be introduced.


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The Faculty of Education and Arts accepts the responsibility for providing reasonable accommodations for international students, in liaison with the International Development Services unit support team, which offers practical assistance and advice to international students.

All new International Students will be provided with an Orientation of the Faculty of Education and Arts and the University at the commencement of each semester.

There is a designated International Students Liaison Officer in all Schools within the Faculty of Education and Arts. This Officer is available to International Students as a representative and also to seek guidance and advice from.


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The Faculty of Education and Arts accepts responsibility for providing reasonable accommodations for students with special needs, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, which offers practical assistance and advice to students with a disability or chronic illness.


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THIS PROGRAM IS FULLY STRUCTURED AND THERE IS NO PROVISION FOR THE STUDY OF ELECTIVES.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts offered at the Ourimbah Campus is a studio-based degree program designed to prepare students for professional practice in the fine art field. This program has been specifically designed for people with the interest and ability to embark on a career as a professional artist or in a related field. It has been developed to meet the needs of a visual cultural presence and to provide an educational program with an emphasis on fine art. The major study areas are Drawing, Painting, Art History/Theory, Digital Imaging and Interdisciplinary Practices. The program is housed in a spacious and well-equipped studio facilities supported by a computer laboratory, wood workshop and paint laboratory. The degree program is three years full-time study but can be undertaken part-time.


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This Bachelor of Fine Art (Ourimbah) program is available to continuing students only.

To complete the degree, students must pass courses totalling 240 units which comprise all the courses listed in the Approved Courses list. The Bachelor of Fine Art (Ourimbah is a structured program in which all courses are set and compulsory. Subsequently, there is no provision for the study of elective courses.

Many course areas require students to complete a prescribed sequence of courses. This means that students must enrol in courses in a particular order to satisfy the requirements. Such requirements are mandatory when they lead to professional accreditation or when they involve the progressive acquisition of knowledge and/or skills. Before enrolling, students must consult the School responsible for the course area to ensure that they are satisfying its requirements. Failure to undertake courses in the required sequence may result in timetable clashes and/or the inability to complete the award in minimum time.

Not all courses will be offered each semester.


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Continuing students in the program should seek advice from the Program Convenor as they may need to undertake non-elective courses from the Bachelor of Fine Art (Callaghan) to complete their program. Please visit: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/11193.html

  • ARTC courses are not available from 2009.

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Back to topCore Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
ARTC1000Intro to Art Hist/TheoryNot currently offered10 units
ARTC1040Foundation PaintingNot currently offered10 units
ARTC1050Painting Workshop 1ANot currently offered10 units
ARTC1060Foundation DrawingNot currently offered10 units
ARTC1070Drawing Workshop 1ANot currently offered10 units
ARTC1101Creative Arts: Digital Imaging & New Media A: INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHOTOSHOP

Not to count with ARTC1020

Not currently offered10 units
ARTC1102Creative Arts: Digital Imaging & New Media B: PHOTOGRAPHY & MULTIMEDIA

Not to count with ARTC1030

Not currently offered10 units
ARTC2000Art History and Theory: Images and InterpretationNot currently offered10 units
ARTC2010Current views of Art HistoryNot currently offered10 units
ARTC2050Painting Workshop 2B: Practice/Theory SynthesisNot currently offered10 units
ARTC2060Drawing Workshop: Observational DrawingNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3000Body and EnvironmentNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3010Art His & Th: Memory, History, InterdisciplinarityNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3020Digital Imaging 3ANot currently offered10 units
ARTC3030Professional PracticeNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3040Painting Workshop 3ANot currently offered10 units
ARTC3050Painting Workshop 3BNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3060Interdisciplinary Practice ANot currently offered10 units
ARTC3070Interdisciplinary Practice BNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3101Creative Arts: Digital Imaging & New Media CNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3102Creative Arts: Digital Imaging & New Media DNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3302Creative Arts: Drawing & Painting (upper level)Not currently offered10 units
ARTC3601Creative Arts: Sex, Race, Culture and IdentityNot currently offered10 units
ARTC3701Theatre and Performance StudiesNot currently offered10 units
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Choose 10 units outside core or compulsory courses for this program.10 units
For more information on electives, including online electives, please visit the Electives page. (opens in a new page)