The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Laws double degree combines a highly valued, accredited legal qualification with the intellectual and critical skills to make an impact in the arts and cultural sector.
You will develop your intellectual and critical skills while also acquiring fundamental legal skills, knowledge and experience that will prepare you to make a meaningful impact in the arts and cultural and legal sectors.
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 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) prepares you for a successful career in the contemporary art world and related creative fields throughout Australia and internationally.
In the Law component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Laws, you will first develop essential legal skills and knowledge. Following this, you will choose from a comprehensive list of law elective courses spanning the following areas.
- Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
- Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Criminology
- Dispute Resolution
- Environmental Law
- Human Rights and Social Justice
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Law
- Media and Technology
- Private Law
For more information about each component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Theory) / Bachelor of Laws, including career opportunities, please see each degree page.
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