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Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)
Turn a passion into a career
As a visual arts graduate, you’ll be equipped with skills appropriate to the expanding arts industries. Fields include illustration, design, video, advertising, film production and education.
Visual arts courses
Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career
Folio information evenings
Visit our Melbourne Burwood and Geelong Waterfront campuses in September to learn about the folio requirements for courses within the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Hear about the courses that require folio submission and gain handy tips and insights to enhance and develop your folio. Find out from our staff what you should look out for when submitting a folio, and how best to present your work in an online environment.
Research with us
An idea can change the world. If you’ve got an innovative idea that you can bring to the world of visual arts, take on a higher degree by research with us.
Work experience opportunities
Our visual arts course draws upon the expertise of our staff, who are active practitioners and leading researchers in their fields.
Students also engage with the arts industry through visiting specialists and professionals. We offer professional placements in art institutions, with contemporary artists as well as major community and cultural events.
Find out what’s going on in the creative arts at Deakin.
A career in visual arts could lead nearly anywhere. Fields of work include:
- advertising agencies
- art galleries and museums
- cultural associations
- design studios
- the education sector
- marketing consultancies
- multimedia businesses
- newspaper and magazine publishers
- practising studio artist
- services in art therapy
- web development companies.
What do our students and staff say?
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