Bachelor of Visual Arts

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Fine Arts

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$20,171

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will demonstrate the capacity to pursue a career as independent practitioners within a chosen studio area and to exhibit professional judgement in relation to the production of their own work within the changing contexts of the visual arts in the bicultural environment of Aotearoa/New Zealand and the broader international realm. They will have a practical and conceptual understanding of a broad range of studio practices in addition to highly developed skills in a studio area in which they will be ready to pursue further professional, educational or scholarly activities. They will be ready to engage with the professional networks of their field of practice. They will also have a wide range of transferable skills which will enable them to enter other areas of industry and employment. For more information refer Otago Polytechnic http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Demonstrate appropriate ability in art and scholarship by submission of portfolio, and Sixth Form Cert. grade 4 or better in English, Art History or similar subject, or equivalent NCEA qualifications (15 credits or more at Level 2 NCEA), or equivalent

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,724 $20,171
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,835 $26,505
Total $15,559 $46,676

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

92%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $34,534
Earnings range $23,522 - $44,224
In employment 70%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 3%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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Wanganui Federation of University Women Trust - Wynne Costley Study Award

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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