Bachelor of Visual Arts

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Creative Arts

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent; a portfolio of art work. An interview may be required.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have a professional qualification in visual arts that incorporates a range of current practices and builds high-level skills. They will have developed their practical art talents and their ability to work with concepts, and also their skills in analysing and critically evaluating art with a focus on how to generate and develop art ideas, and how to work with visual language. They will also have learned about the theoretical and historical contexts related to art. Career opportunities include working as practising artists, arts administrators, curators, art historians, art critics, photographers, art writers or art teachers.

What graduates earn

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812

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