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

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$30,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

104733J

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

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

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.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

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).

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International 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 for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business (1652)


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Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place (subject to availability) or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

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