Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours)

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Faculty of Education and Arts

Program Code

11194

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

CRICOS Code

Admission Instructions

Mode of delivery

Face to face on campus.

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The Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) (Program Code 11194) is a Level 8 AQF compliant undergraduate program.

Students who perform well, with a GPA of 5 or greater, during the Bachelor of Fine Art degree may undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree. The Honours degree allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest.

On the Callaghan Campus, Honours level courses are available in: 2-D Art (Painting/Drawing, Printmaking); 3-D Art (Ceramics, Fibres/Textiles, Sculpture); Photomedia; or 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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Applicants need to:

  • satisfy requirements for admission to the ordinary degree of Bachelor of Fine Art of the University of Newcastle with a credit average (GPA of 5.0) or greater, or to any other degree approved by the Faculty Board, at an approved level, with a major study in the nominated area of studio/theory specialisation; and
  • submit a written statement explaining the proposed program of study. Applicants must nominate the specialisation in which they wish to pursue the program.

In the event that places in the program are limited, candidates shall be admitted on the basis of merit.

Domestic Students- please complete both the Faculty of Education and Arts End-on Honours application form and the Direct Admission Application form, which are available at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/Resources/Divisions/Services/Student and Academic Services/Student Administration/Forms/ApplicationHonoursSupplementFEDUA.pdf

International Students please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/68848/Undergraduate-Application-Form.pdf


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The student will study in the major studio/theory area of study undertaken during the Bachelor of Fine Art.


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No credit permitted for Honours.


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International students must comply with the University of Newcastle's English language proficiency requirements. All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.


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Students with disabilities who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonably adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the program and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.


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The program offers high quality facilities in all studio areas including a metal casting foundry, paper making mill and the only facility in any institution in Australia that manufactures paints, pastels and watercolours on campus.

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through the Wollotuka Institute.


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The Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 Bachelor Honours qualification.

Full-time enrolment (80 units per year) will enable program completion in one year. Students may complete the program over two years of part-time study. Part-time students should seek advice from the relevant Program Officer when enrolling to ensure that correct sequencing of course selection.


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Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
AART4110Honours 1Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
20 units
AART4120Honours 2Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
20 units
AART4130Honours 3Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
20 units
AART4140Honours 4Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
20 units