The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Commerce double degree combines a highly regarded business degree with the intellectual and critical skills to make an impact in the arts and cultural sector.
By engaging deeply in the histories, theories, and ideas that drive contemporary art and culture, you will be prepared to contribute to a dynamic exchange of artistic ideas and practices into the future, while also gaining skills, knowledge and practical experience in business areas of your choice.
You will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities across and at the intersection of the arts and culture sectors and business.
Duration: 4 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Commencing Terms: Term 1 (February), Term 2 (June), Term 3 (September)
2021 Guaranteed Entry Rank: 96
Assumed Knowledge: Mathematics
The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) component allows you to investigate the histories and theories that inform contemporary art and culture. Situated within the Bachelor of Fine Arts at UNSW Art & Design, the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) is a unique program that immerses you in the creatively and intellectually stimulating context of Australia’s largest community of art and design practitioners, curators, students, educators and researchers.
Throughout the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) component, you will be guided by our dedicated team of nationally and internationally recognised art theorists, curators, and artists, helping you to examine the intersections between art and a range of historical, cultural, social, and institutional contexts. With complementary studies in studio art practice, opportunities for elective study, and opportunities to learn in professional contexts, the degree prepares you for a successful career in the contemporary art world and related creative fields throughout Australia and internationally.
In the Commerce component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Commerce, you will explore the fundamentals of business as well as specialising in one major area of study from the following:
- Business Economics
- Business Law
- Business Strategy and Economic Management
- Financial Economics
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- International Business
- Real Estate Studies
For more information about each component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Practice)/ Bachelor of Commerce, including career opportunities, please see each degree page.
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