UAC Undergraduate Course Description

Applying through UAC

B Fine Art

University of Newcastle

CampusType of
UAC codePattern of attendance 2013 cut-offStart dateMajor offer round
Newcastle – Callaghan CSP  480590  3F/EqP N/A 3 Mar 2014
28 Jul 2014
16 Jan 2014
11 Jun 2014

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Assumed knowledge: Visual Arts or equivalent. Completion of a TAFE qualification in Fine Art/Visual Arts would also be acceptable.

Additional selection criteria: As well as submitting an application to UAC and meeting the academic cut-off of this program, applicants are required to submit a portfolio to and attend an interview with the School of Drama, Fine Art and Music.

Further information on deadline and interview dates can be found at

Major studies: 2D art (drawing, painting, printmaking), 3D art (ceramics, fibres/textiles, sculpture), art history/theory, photomedia (photography and digital imaging).

Honours: An honours program is available to meritorious students who complete their degree studies with normally at least a credit grade point average.

Career opportunities: Examples include professional artist, arts educator, art critic and writer. Graduates work in a variety of settings, including community arts, galleries and museums and information technology. The knowledge of digital imaging technology gained through this program is a great asset to future employment in a wide range of professions. For details, visit

Additional information: The structure and content of this program was reviewed and changes to the program were effective from 2013.

Recognition of prior learning: Students who complete specified TAFE courses in Fine Art or related courses are eligible for credit in the program.

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