Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 064813M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

This combined degree opens up a wide range of creative and business careers. You will graduate not only with advanced technical and creative skills, but also with highly developed business knowledge.

If you are interested in a career that extends your performing arts knowledge into arts marketing and management, advertising and public relations or in stage management this course is for you.

Previous graduates have had a dynamic impact on the development of the Australian creative industries sector, and our most recent graduates are at the heart of the exciting growth in the independent theatre sector in Australia.

Learn from the best

You will be taught by a range of industry professionals whose expertise and passion will inspire and guide you, and who in future years may become your mentors and colleagues. You will collaborate with talented students, and the creative relationships you develop will establish the professional networks you will be drawing on throughout your career.

Immerse yourself in the fine arts major with up to 16 discipline units and gain in-depth knowledge in your specialisation. Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context. Your business degree component comprises eight business core units and eight business major units.

Flexible delivery

The flexible nature of the course means you can combine creative experiences in performance making with theoretical studies. This will allow you to get the most from classroom learning as you connect with contemporary performance both nationally and globally. You will also develop business skills across a broad range of majors to ensure your degree is tailored to you.

Highlights

Graduate with advanced creative skills in drama and highly developed business knowledge.
Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
Fine Arts (Drama) is the most comprehensive undergraduate drama program in Queensland.
Study a business major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Career outcomes

As a multiskilled graduate you will seek to complement your artistic career with paid employment in related areas. Graduates work as event coordinators, festival organisers and administrators. Some establish companies with other graduates to create work for the independent theatre sector. Graduates have established successful careers as playwrights, artistic directors, directors and designers or performers working across a variety of genres including physical theatre or music.

Combined with skilled honed in your business degree you w will enter an industry which has an established network of QUT graduates currently working in positions around the world, including:

public relations consultant/manager
communications adviser
corporate relations executive
media adviser or press secretary
media and communications officer or manager
stakeholder relations adviser or manager
publicist
community relations officer
corporate affairs manager

Possible careers

Academic
Account Executive
Actor
Administrator
Advertising Professional
Art Director
Arts Administrator
Events and Festivals Coordinator
Manager
Public Relations Officer/Consultant
Stage Manager
Theatre Lighting
Theatre Professionals

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 31,000 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
20 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 31,000 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
20 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road
Brisbane Queensland 4059
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia