Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)

Program code

2130

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$31,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Fine Art or equivalent and 5.0 GPA for nine second and third year studio courses and 30CP in art theory and proposal

    (more)

CRICOS code

104734H

Commencing in

Trimester 1

About this program

The Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) is a full-time or part-time program that has been designed to enable students who have demonstrated substantial ability at an undergraduate level to develop their practical expertise and theoretical understanding to a more advanced level.

While studying Visual Arts (Honours), you'll have the ability to work on a project that you're passionate about and have the space and access to studios and equipment to explore that further.

Learn from the best

You'll be challenged and supported to excel by lecturers who are also leading visual artists. Learn your craft from practicing professionals who regularly hold exhibitions of their work and are represented on industry boards.

We're proud to deliver an outstanding education that supports our students in facing the future with confidence, competence and the knowledge and skills to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Learn and create in inspiring studio spaces

Visual arts guest lectures and masterclasses with visiting scholars and practising artists will inspire your creativity and increase your network. You'll have access to an exciting calendar of on-campus exhibitions and artist talks, as well as unique opportunities to exhibit and sell your work through our QCA Galleries.

Attendance information

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

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), you'll be equipped for a career in the visual and creative arts, with potential positions ranging from professional artist and gallery director to curator, educator, government arts worker and creative consultant. The skills and knowledge you gain will prepare you to adapt and succeed in the expanding and changing landscape of the creative arts, and will also serve as the foundation for further studies in education, research or professional practice.

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 (Honours) (2130)


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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.

Further information