Undergraduate Students

For Bachelor of Visual Arts students, enrolment requires you to select the units of study you wish to undertake next year.

ATTENTION DOMESTIC STUDENTS
You must also complete a Request for Commonwealth support and HECS-HELP form and, if are eligible for and wish to obtain a SA-HELP loan for the student services and amenities fee, a Request for SA-HELP assistance form. The forms can be collected from SCA Student Administration office.

2014 Bachelor of Visual Arts

Second Year
Semester 1 Cp Semester 2 Cp
Studio 2* 12 Studio 3* 12
Critical Studies** 6 Critical Studies** 6
Elective*** 6 Elective*** 6
Third Year
Semester 1 Cp Semester 2 Cp
Studio 4* 12 Studio 5* 12
Critical Studies** 6 Critical Studes** 6
Elective*** 6 Elective*** 6

*choose your disciplinary major from the Disciplinary Majors section of Table A - Undergraduate core units of study. Please note second year majors end with numbers 2 and 3; third year majors - with 4 and 5.

**choose a unit of study from the Critical Studies section of Table B - Undergraduate elective units of study.

***choose a unit of study from any section of Table B - Undergraduate elective units of study. You can also apply to take a 6-credit point unit of study offered by another faculty (refer to the External coursework and cross-credit study section below).


From 2014 Bachelor of Visual Arts students can enroll full-time or part-time. Visa requirements commonly restrict international students to full time study only. If you are an international student you must select units of study totalling 24 credit points per semester.

Please note that the enrolment patterns above are for full-time students only. Please refer to SCA Handbook for units of study codes and descriptions.

Bachelor of Visual Arts variation of major study

You may vary your discipline major in the Bachelor of Visual Arts provided that the unit of study co-ordinator of the discipline major is satisfied that you have appropriate skills for study in that discipline. This may be determined at an interview.

Please note that limited approval is granted for variation of major study in the final year of the degree.

Download Application for Variation of Discipline Major.

External coursework and cross-credit study

You may request to undertake units other than those specifically prescribed for the course.

These units may be offered by the University of Sydney or another institution. If credit is required, then approval must be obtained beforehand for the substitution or addition. You are advised to consider carefully the timetable implications and work requirements of study undertaken in other faculties or institutions. You will need to complete an appropriate form and submit it to Student Administration along with a unit of study outline and a permission to enrol in that unit from the host faculty or institution, in the semester prior to intended study. It is your responsibility to ensure you comply with any requirements of the other faculty or institution.

Download Application for Cross Credit Studies (Outgoing Applicants).