Visual Arts at ACU

The Bachelor of Visual Arts & Design at ACU is an exciting mix of:


  • Printmaking
  • Photo Media
  • Drawing/Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Installation Art & New Media
  • Art History & Theory
  • Professional Practice


  • Visual Communication
  • Digital Imaging – Graphics
  • Web Design
  • Visual Identity – Branding
  • Creative Direction – Styling
  • Prepress – Printing

Our courses provide a broad foundation in visual arts and design, developing well-rounded visual arts practitioners and creative problem solvers. Throughout the course, students obtain a balanced mix of studio-based fine art, graphic design, new media and art and design history and theory. We introduce students to a range of opportunities in the visual arts. These opportunities are enhanced through individually tailored internship programs that heighten workplace skills and the opportunity to participate in study abroad in the United Kingdom, America or Italy. Students are trained by staff that are active practitioners in their fields and benefit from small class sizes in an intimate studio environment. Students are also introduced into industry networks, creating linkages that result in exciting employment outcomes.