Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business

Program code

1652

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$11,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

65.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

About this program

In this new double degree, you'll develop your passion for visual art while gaining practical business skills. You will be able to apply your creativity in a wide range of commercial areas, understand visual arts practice in terms of a contemporary art market and be prepared to work independently as an artist, in arts and cultural organisations.

The Queensland College of Art (QCA) attracts students that are dedicated to becoming innovative and creative practitioners. In the Bachelor of Visual Arts, one of the flagship degrees of the QCA, you'll focus on theory and practice to gain experience in contemporary approaches to visual arts, and develop studio skills and research methods. In the Bachelor of Business, you will gain a solid understanding of core business skills and learn how they can be applied in a range of industries.

Visual Arts majors

  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Photography

Business majors

  • Accounting - Extended major (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Asian Business - Extended major (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Asian Engagement (Nathan, Online)
  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast, Nathan)
  • Business Analytics (Gold Coast, Online)
  • Economics (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Employment Relations (Nathan, Online)
  • Event Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Finance (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Financial Planning - Extended major (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Government and International Relations (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Human Resource Management (Gold Coast, Nathan and Online)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (South Bank, Gold Coast, Nathan and Online)
  • International Business - Extended major (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Management (Gold Coast, Nathan and Online)
  • Marketing (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Real Estate and Property Development (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Sport Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Sustainable Business (Nathan, Online)
  • Taxation (Nathan and Online)
  • Tourism Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)

Students can elect to not complete a business major by undertaking the `no major¿ option which broadens knowledge for a career in business management.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business is offered full-time on-campus on the South Bank and Nathan campuses.

Studying amid COVID-19

The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022, for four weeks. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

This innovative double degree will prepare graduates for employment in creative and visual arts activities, including arts education and administration, with the added benefits of events and events management, marketing and entrepreneurship, opening up opportunities in start-ups, as well as small to large commercial enterprises.

Program accreditation

Depending on the major you complete, you can graduate with a degree accredited by:
Accounting major: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia.

Pathways to further study

Graduates of this program may continue their studies by undertaking the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (2088).

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business (1652)


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FEE-HELP

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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