Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)

Program code

2130

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$9,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Fine Art or equivalent and 5.0 GPA for nine second and third year studio courses and 30CP in art theory and proposal

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

How to apply

Admission requirements

The University's Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy will apply.

To be eligible for admission into this Honours program, consideration will be given to the following criteria:

  • have achieved a grade point average of at least 5.0 in the major studio components of the second and third years of their undergraduate degree
  • have completed 30 credit points in Art Theory in the second and third years of their undergraduate degree with a grade point average of at least 5.0
  • have recommended one suitable supervisor who may be available and willing to facilitate the student's project requirements
  • confirm (prior to application) that their chosen project can be conducted within the appropriate concentration area, that is, check the availability of resources, supervision etc.
  • submit a proposal outlining the nature of the Research Project they wish to undertake

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

How to apply

To apply, add this program to your shortlist at the top of this page or apply for this program now (a maximum of three preferences is allowed).

Griffith will assess your first preference and will only assess subsequent preferences if you are not successful.

Once you have submitted your application, you will be sent an email about how to track your application.

For a full list of your incomplete or submitted applications, please view your application list.

Note: Applicants should contact the Program Director before making an application to an Honours program at the Queensland College of Art (QCA) and also check the QCA Visual Arts Undergraduate Honours Admission Guide for further information.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Applicants should refer to the following University policy for further information:

International students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) is not available for Domestic students.

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches: