4 years full-time
8 years part-time
$11,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee
OR VET qualification
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
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
Students can elect to not complete a business major by undertaking the `no major¿ option which broadens knowledge for a career in business management.
The Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business is offered full-time on-campus on the South Bank and Nathan campuses.
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.
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.
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.
Graduates of this program may continue their studies by undertaking the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (2088).
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
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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.