Visual Arts



Gain qualifications, skills and knowledge for professional practice in the visual arts. Develop skills for a specialised industry vocation or for a broader role in the fields of culture and the arts. The course combines contemporary theory with specialised studio practice, incorporating digital technologies. Final-year students are able to participate in visual arts internships.

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)

Career outcomes

Graduates may find employment in art galleries and museums, commercial art, cultural associations, the education sector, film production companies, graphic design businesses, media consultancies and services in art therapy.

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  • Contemporary Art Practice: Body ACV101
  • Contemporary Art Practice: Space ACV102
  • Contemporary Art Practice: Pluralism ACV205
  • Contemporary Art Practice: Abstraction ACV206
  • Fear and Loathing in the Visual Arts: Art Since 1989 ACV207
  • Integrated Practice 1 ACV210
  • Artists' Books Studio ACV306 (Final offering 2017)
  • Contemporary Art Practice: Research ACV307
  • Contemporary Art Practice: Production ACV308 (2 credit points)(Final offering 2017)
  • ACV310 Integrated Practice 2 (Commencing 2018)

    ACV311 Visual Arts History and Theory in the Expanded Field (Commencing 2018)

    Note: The following units may be taken in addition to the major sequence:

  • Communication and Creative Arts Internship A ACC317
  • Communication and Creative Arts Internship B ACC318
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