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What will I learn?

Aims & Objectives

The RMIT Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (the programme) aims to develop students' individual creative growth and establish strong perceptual, analytical and conceptual awareness within the context of contemporary fine art practice. It enables students to achieve a high level of confidence and personal integrity associated with the best artistic practice, and to realise his or her potential as a professional artist. Graduates are multi-skilled and may pursue careers as independent professional artists or within the diverse industries and cultures associated with the fine arts. The three-year programme is jointly presented by lecturers from RMIT University and the Hong Kong Art School enabling students to benefit from international and local perspectives.

Programme Features

  • An established fine art programme celebrating its 20th Anniversary of development in Hong Kong, with approving and unparalleled impact on the ongoing development of local art ecology
  • A dynamic fine art programme that crosses the boundaries of cultures and ages, leading to immense diversity in the learning atmosphere and opening up endless possibilities for students
  • With a flexible study schedule that is suitable for both school leavers and working adults, and a study mode that advocates work-life balance
  • Combining intensively studio-based and practical learning with stimulating theoretical and academic discourse in contemporary art
  • Benefiting students with international and local perspectives, bringing in regular, direct and face-to-face learning opportunities with Australian artists-lecturers and local lecturers who are also practicing artists

Programme Articulation

Graduates from Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) programme may choose to continue their study in the Master of Fine Art programme [programme jointly presented with RMIT University, Australia].

How will it be delivered:

Studio or workshop-based classes with emphasis on individual progress and development through visual and academic research related to both conceptual and technical development

  • Face to face and online lectures
  • Reflection and analysis of art work through individual tutorials and group critiques
  • Local field trips, and visits to workshops, museums, galleries and art studios.
  • Extra-curricular overseas field trips may also be available

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (3 years)

Tuition fees
HK$96,880.00 (US$ 12,498) per year
Total course fee: HK $290,640
Start date

January 2021

Venue

Hong Kong Arts School (HKAS)

Chai Wan Campus,

Room 819, 8/F, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road,

Eastern, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a VTC Higher Diploma graduates in a relevant discipline; or Holders of other equivalent qualifications are welcome to apply and will be asked to submit a portfolio and attend an interview.English Proficiency Requirements: An overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS with no less than 5.5 in any band or equivalent.

For international students

Minimum 15 points from best 5 subjects including 3 core subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) (points calculated on level achieved, with a minimum Level 2 for all subjects); or

Minimum of 'D' grade average for best 3 subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE); or

Equivalent senior high school results recognized by the RMIT University; or

Diploma in Fine Art or Higher Diploma in Fine Art from Hong Kong Art School

Applicants are required to provide evidence of one of the following:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5, no band lower than 6.0; or

TOEFL (Paper based test) score of 580 (TWE 4.5); or

TOEFL (IBT) Overall score of 92 with minimum of 20 in all sections; or

RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Advanced Plus or equivalent; or

HKDSE score of 4 or more in English Language; or

Pearson Test of English (PTE(A)) 58 (no communication band less than 50);or

Cambridge English (Advanced CAE) (up to 2014): 58 with no less than ‘borderline’ in each skill; or

Cambridge English (Advanced CAE) 2015 onwards: 176 with no less than 169 in any component; or

Successful completion of at least the equivalent of a two-year tertiary program of at least Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 5 within the past five years, where English is the language of teaching and assessment; or

Successful completion within the past 12 months of the final two years of secondary studies in an approved secondary school where English is the language of teaching and assessment, and an approved final-year English subject score equivalent to the Victorian Certificate of Education English study score set by RMIT University for entry to Bachelor degrees.

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