Bachelor of Visual Arts
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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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
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
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$23,522 - $44,224|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||3%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Talented Athlete Education Pathway - Otago Polytechnic
Whanganui Federation of University Women Trust - Wynne Costley Study Award
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
Up to $3,000
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.
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.