Why study visual arts at La Trobe?

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Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2023; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2023, Ranking Web of Universities

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Connect with a network of galleries

Access innovative programs through the La Trobe Art Institute and its network of galleries.

Explore the La Trobe Art Institute

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Study at the NGV

Have the opportunity to take a site-based subject with the NGV and gain industry experience.

Explore our partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)

Career opportunities in visual arts

Career pathways

Studying visual arts will hone your creative skills and prepare you for a wide range of careers, including:

  • Practicing artist
  • Community arts worker
  • Arts critic
  • Curator
  • Illustrator

Future employers

Potential employers of visual arts graduates include:

  • Public and corporate art galleries
  • Self-employed
  • Museums
  • Universities
  • Community arts organisations
  • Government departments

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