The University of Queensland

Bachelors of Computer Science/Arts - Art History / Extended

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096360D

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Computer science combines the theoretical studies of algorithms and data structures, with the practical challenges of implementing them in hardware and software systems. Computer science plays a key role in the creation, development, implementation and evaluation of technology. Society relies upon computer-based systems for the operation and support of services in finance, energy, transport, health, and communications. Skills learnt in this program are utilised in fields ranging from bioinformatics to digital humanities where sophisticated knowledge in programming and data analysis are used to manipulate massive data sets. The BA component allows students to choose from a wide variety of majors to either complement their computer science studies or to broaden their knowledge in another field, thus expanding their opportunities to work in different areas.

Art History / Extended

From the Renaissance to the contemporary, studying Art History enables students to explore in detail the ongoing significance of art as a platform for shaping and interpreting the worlds in which we live. The Art History major enables access to a diverse range of courses with vocational, cross-disciplinary applications. Students acquire practical skills in visual literacy and communication, critical thinking, academic research and writing, exhibition curating and design, and historical analysis, opening doors to a variety of employment pathways in the visual arts industries. The major includes courses on contemporary art and critical theory, curatorship, aesthetics, art and science, Modernism, photography, and Renaissance and Baroque Art. Specific emphasis is given to pre- and post-colonial histories of Australian art, Aboriginal art, arts of the Asia-Pacific and methodologies of art history. Art History students at the University of Queensland further benefit from a range of substantive curatorial internship and professional development opportunities across Australia and internationally, as well as intensive fieldwork courses and placements with The University of Queensland Art Museum, St Lucia.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 41,904 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 4.25 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia

Entry criteria

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English and Mathematics B. Mathematics C is recommended.

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

Address

The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia