School of Fine Arts
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The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) is a four-year degree in visual arts and design subjects. With a high teacher/student ratio, the School of Fine Arts offers a boutique-style education in both the practical field of fine arts and the wider liberal arts. The ability to specialise in one of the five disciplines - design, film, painting, photography and sculpture - is unique within New Zealand. Staff are all practising designers or artists with established reputations. Our graduates are highly employable with lateral thinking skills as well as solid organisation skills.
Our students gain a liberal Arts education with a specialisation in one of five subjects.
A separate application process is needed for entry to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programme.
Our new end-of-year show opens at 5pm, 8 November and runs till 14 November. Find out more.
Aaron Kong, studying toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture shares his UC story.
News, events and exhibitions
Christchurch-based artist and University of Canterbury (UC) fine arts graduate Janna van Hasselt has won the annual ...
University of Canterbury senior lecturer and sculptor Louise Palmer is the 2020 recipient of the Grace Butler Memorial ...
School of Fine Arts staff
are located in Fine Arts, Block 2