National Art School

Studying at National Art School

The National Art School (NAS) is a culturally significant Australian visual arts institution with origins that can be traced back to 1843. Situated within the historic walls of the old Darlinghurst Gaol, the School has a rich tradition of artistic practice and has produced generations of many of the country’s best-known artists. The campus, located in inner-city Darlinghurst, offers a select number of full-time programs – B Fine Art and M Fine Art – as well as a comprehensive range of part-time and intensive short courses.

Domestic students and international Year 12 students can apply for National Art School undergraduate courses through UAC. Postgraduate students apply directly to the National Art School.

Admission criteria

The minimum qualifications you need before you can be selected for admission to a course of study.

English language proficiency

English language proficiency is an admission requirement for all tertiary courses offered through UAC.

Scholarships and schemes

Equity programs to help you access your potential.

About national art school

Enrolment, campus information and fees and charges.


Darlinghurst – 1 September 2018

Experience the National Art School.


tel: (02) 9339 8651 
+61 2 9339 8651 (international)


For all other contact details, visit the NAS website.