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How to apply for Honours in Visual Arts and Design Arts

Honours in Design Arts and Visual Arts

Dean Butters, Hollywood Film Still #1, 2010 film still
Ashley Bauman, Mineral treasury, 2011, mixed media dimensions variable
John Carey, Portrait #55 (detail), 2011, tusche on paper 90 x 60 cm

How to apply


Applications for the above Honours degrees are considered twice a year, in June and October.

Prior to application, contact the Honours Convenor (email
Raquel Ormella or phone: 02 6125 5827) for information regarding the program and advice on developing a proposal.

Selection process

Applications for entry to School of Art & Design Honours programs are assessed on prior academic achievement, and on the merit of the submitted Honours Proposal and Portfolio.

To be admitted, a candidate must have successfully completed three years of the Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Design Arts to the value of 144 units, or an equivalent course from another University; have completed program requirements normally at the level of Distinction, and have had their Honours Proposal approved by the School.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview, either by phone or in person.

To apply

Visit: CASS Application for Admission to School of Art & Design Honours


Study details

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)

Academic Plan: HVART
1 year full-time
48 units
Program details

Bachelor of Design Arts (Honours)

Academic Plan: HDESA
1 year full-time
48 units
Program details

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