Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)

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.

QUT is a world leader in the Creative Industries and its Visual Art program offers a distinctive experience of multi-disciplinary arts training. Visual arts at QUT can help you find your niche in the burgeoning local art scene and beyond, by supporting you to define and shape your creative identity.

Through our unique open-studio environment, you will focus on contemporary art practices without being divided into separate media-specific areas, such as painting or sculpture, as in traditional art schools. Practise art across a range of media including video, photography, installation, performance and printmaking, as well as painting and sculpture. This distinctive cross-disciplinary approach encourages fluid, self-directed investigation, crucial to your arts practice.

Immerse yourself in the fine arts major with up to 16 discipline units and gain in-depth knowledge in your specialisation. Your business degree component comprises eight business core units and eight business major units.

Real-world facilities

Our open studio program focuses on interdisciplinary contemporary art practice combining experimental 2D, 3D, digital, spatial, and performance skills. Whether you are planning to become a professional artist, teacher or art professional such as an exhibition curator or arts manager, you will benefit from substantial studio experience while receiving training in your specialist area.

Highlights

Study studio practice and art history to develop a sophisticated understanding of modern and contemporary visual arts for application in the classroom.
Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
Work across a broad range of media in an open-studio model, focusing on contemporary art practices.
Study a business major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Career outcomes

This double degree gives you a broad range of career options such as art project manager, artist, manager, arts administrator, public relations consultant or visual artist.

Possible careers

Academic
Account Executive
Administrator
Advertising Professional
Art Project Manager
Artist
Arts Administrator
Creative Entrepreneur
Manager
Market Research Manager
Marketing Officer/Manager
Public Relations Officer/Consultant
Visual Artist

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Course opportunities

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

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road
Brisbane Queensland 4059
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 31,000 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
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).

Prerequisites

Have completed Australian Year 12, or equivalent qualification.

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