3 years full-time
6 years part-time
$9,000.00* per year (more)
* 2024 indicative annual CSP fee
The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.
There are two admission pathways to the Bachelor of Visual Arts. Applicants may be considered via one of the following:
All applicants are encouraged to submit a portfolio and attend an interview even if they are confident that they will meet the minimum adjusted ATAR/Rank - it is a valuable opportunity for applicants to showcase their talent and commitment to a creative arts degree.
*Guaranteed ATAR/Rank applies until the major offer round for each intake. Apply by 7 December 2023 to be considered under the Guarantee for Trimester 1 2024. Apply by 23 May 2024 to be considered under the Guarantee for Trimester 2 2024.
Prior OP students: Applicants who graduated with an OP in or before 2019 can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) for an ATAR statement. For more information visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar.
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.
Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.
To be considered applicants must apply via QTAC (or via Internal Transfer for current Griffith University students). There are two admission pathways to the Bachelor of Visual Arts. Applicants may be considered via one of the following:
If applying via portfolio, note the following early close dates (both portfolio and fee payment required):
Trimester 1 2024: Closed (6 September 2023)
Trimester 2 2024: 30 April 2024
Find out more on the QCAD Portfolio Admission webpage
Applicants will still be able to apply after these dates and be considered for ATAR/Rank admission.
QTAC application information
Bachelor of Visual Arts
QTAC Code: 241381
Selection for admission to this degree is made on the basis of academic merit or satisfactory portfolio and interview.
Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available. The minimum requirement for eligibility for admission is completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement or satisfactory portfolio and interview.
Further information for Queensland students completing an ATAR can be found here.
Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website. The Rank profile is located on the Student Profile tab.
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
English test results must be no more than two years old.
Applicants should refer to the following University policy for further information:
International students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.
The Direct Entry Program (DEP) is not available for Domestic students.
If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches:
Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:
Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.