Fine Art - F2003

Highly regarded by the Australian arts industry and internationally recognised, Monash Fine Art is a dynamic and culturally diverse community that encourages freedom of expression.

Our Bachelor of Fine Art has two specialisations which you select when you apply:

  • Bachelor of Fine Art (Single and Double Degrees)
  • Bachelor of Art History and Curating (Single and Double Degrees)

Fine Art is a studio-based degree with a strong focus on contemporary fine art. You develop and engage your ideas in tandem with learning new skills, techniques, materials and mediums. At Monash, the studio is a shared space for experimentation, collaboration and learning. With purpose-built facilities, Monash Fine Art connects emerging artists with resources, professional practice, expert industry knowledge and a dynamic artist community.

Art History and Curating develops your understanding and appreciation of art including its origins and significance, making you ready for a career in art history, criticism, curating and cultural production. Uniquely you study alongside Artists and Practitioners and have access to a range of on-campus student galleries and the extensive contemporary art collection of Monash University Museum of Art, so that you are already part of the art community gaining first-hand experience and insights.

Monash University's highly focused Art, Design and Architecture environment offers engaging, exciting and challenging opportunities to extend your talents and support your transition to a creative occupation.

Our lecturers are nationally and internationally recognised practising artists, art historians and cultural commentators. They are passionate about teaching contemporary art, bringing their innovative contemporary art practice and industry experience to your education.

Fine Art at Monash is distinctive for its establishment of a cross-disciplinary foundation for your first-year studies. You will work and collaborate within and across established and emergent disciplines and technologies.

You will work with professional artists and practitioners from allied creative fields such as art theory, administration and curatorial practice, developing essential connections and highly transferable skills.

You will study and work within a vibrant cultural precinct, including MUMA (the Monash University Museum of Art), Ian Potter Sculpture Court, MADA Gallery, and Runt and Link Spaces.

Take an immersive study semester at Monash Prato Centre. The centre is in an 18th-century palazzo in Tuscany, with access to some of the world's greatest art and design work and the location of the world's premier art event, the Venice Biennale.

Our award-winning graduates exhibit nationally and internationally and engage with the many opportunities offered in professional and creative fields.

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At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time
  • 3 years (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February)
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (International students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

View all minimum age requirements.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Entry requirements for each qualification level are as follows:

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to satisfy English entry requirements in one of the following ways:

If you do not meet the above English proficiency test scores, consider Monash English Bridging. Some Monash courses however do not accept Monash English Bridging.

The English measures outlined above must be completed within 2 years prior to the Monash course commencement date (other time limitations may apply as outlined in the Monash University Procedure). If you have completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, the highest valid measure will be accepted.

Monash University reserve the right to ask students to complete an English proficiency test to meet English course requirements upon request.

Further information can be located at English language requirements.

All Monash University undergraduate courses require you to have previously studied and achieved required Australian level standards in certain specific subject known as prerequisite subjects.

You must satisfy the following prerequisite subject requirements for this course: