BP201 - Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)

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Plan: BP201 - Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Objectives of the program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)
Award abbreviation: BArts(FA)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: Three years full time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Art (340H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/art
ASCED code: 100301
CRICOS code: 006848C

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Objectives of the program

The program has been designed to assist you to develop your artistic and creative skills within a diverse range of practical and theoretical activities within the broad professional area of Fine Art practice. The program will develop your capacity to address conceptual, technical, perceptual, formal and aesthetic concerns as related to Fine Art practice and encourages self-reliance in undertaking and initiating independent research as an integral part of your professional and artistic development.

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Articulation and pathways

Graduates of the Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts, Advanced Diploma of Professional Screen Writing, Advanced Diploma of Multimedia or Diploma of Visual Arts programs who have been successful in gaining a place in Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) will be eligible to apply for exemptions. Foundation studies and Visual Art students with distinction may articulate directly into the degree. An honours program is available following the successful completion of the Bachelor of Fine Art. Honours is a pathway to Post Graduate research. Eligibility is based on your level of academic achievement during the degree. Further information is available from the school or www.rmit.edu.au/programs/pathways

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Entrance requirements

Local students - Current Year 12—prerequisite units 3 & 4 English (any). Non-Year 12 applicants are encouraged to apply and may be required to have relevant employment or evidence of experience and/or ability to meet the demands of the program.

International onshore students – One of the following:

  • IELTS - 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL - Paper Based = 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • TOEFL - Computer Based = 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • REW - English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1 & 2

Academic
Successful completion of Year 12/Foundation Studies program or equivalent.

International offshore students - One of the following:

  • IELTS - 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0) I
  • TOEFL - Paper Based = 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • TOEFL - Computer Based = 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • REW - English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1 & 2

 

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is not subject to external accreditation. The program is regularly monitored through the School's Program Advisory Committee, which consists of senior academic staff from within the School and external Arts Industry professionals and advises the School in facilitating a program that is relevant to the role of Fine Arts, both nationally and internationally.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Resources available from the Library
As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content
As a student in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the student portal, myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
You can find more information at http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=b3mism7rz4jd

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