School of Fine Arts
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Images: Christian Lamont; Sound: Luke Shaw; Graphics: Aaron Beehre; Edit: John Chrisstoffels
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.
A range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships are available for Fine Arts students.
Our end-of-year show opens at 5pm, Friday 6 November and runs till 12 November. Find out more.
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