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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MJ-A000015 (major)

MN-A000015 (minor)


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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  • To complete a Major sequence in Visual Arts select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Visual Arts select any four (4) units from below, including a minimum of one (1) credit point at level one, and no more than one (1) credit point at level 3

Complete 2 units from level 1, selected from:

  • Painting in the Visual Arts ACV101
  • ACV102 Contemporary Art Practice: Space (No longer available for enrolment)

    Complete 4 units from level 2, selected from:

  • Contemporary Art Practice: Pluralism ACV205
  • Contemporary Art Practice: Abstraction ACV206
  • Art and Technology ACV214
  • Materialising the Image: Visual Art and Photography Since 1989 ACV207
  • Integrated Practice 1 ACV210
  • Complete the following 2 units from level 3:

  • Art in the Postdigital Age ACV311
  • Artist's Books Studio ACV310
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