Study in Fine Art will advance your abilities to pursue a career in the wide field of contemporary art practices and creative industries.

Renowned for outstanding teaching and research the Department of Fine Art at Monash delivers a program that enables you to pursue specialised skills in specific disciplines as well as the flexibility to move across discipline boundaries. Fine Art at Monash is distinctive for its determination to establish a cross disciplinary foundation for your studies in first year, introducing you to the core concerns of contemporary art practice. Contemporary art is taught as an interdisciplinary program that allows you to diversify and deepen your art practice.

Fine Art staff are passionate about teaching contemporary art, bringing their outstanding experience to your education as established professionals working across many fields and disciplines. You will engage in a focused environment that encourages and facilitates your own successful, creative, future occupation.

Over the three-year program you will extend your knowledge, concepts and skills with greater sophistication and understanding, as your ways of seeing, experiencing, and representing are challenged and enhanced within a supportive but rigorous framework.

Monash is Australia’s only university to offer a program in tandem with Architecture, Design, Multimedia & Digital Arts, and Theory of Art & Design with all areas focused on and recognised for pursuing excellence in research. Expertise in contemporary art is integrated into the Bachelor of Fine Art and supported by our exceptional art theory and history curriculum, taught by some of Australia’s leading contemporary art writers and researchers.

An awareness of your context in a wider community of practicing artists and researchers will be highlighted by your proximity to the largest Fine Art Higher Degree program in Australia. All students are seen as peers, participants in a vibrant community, with opportunities to professionally exhibit, curate and experiment across numerous on campus project spaces, student galleries and with the support of extraordinary technical facilities and technicians.

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