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Bachelor of Fine Arts

Develop depth of knowledge in your chosen creative area, with hands-on, studio-based learning and direct connection to industry experts.

Highlights

  • Study a specialised course of study in one of our 10 majors.
  • Gain experience and contacts in your industry through professional industry placements and projects.
  • Create a portfolio and exhibit works to industry professionals.

Why choose this course? 

When you love what you do, you just can't wait to get in the studio to do more.   At QUT we understand that kind of passion.  The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) provides in depth knowledge in one of 10 study areas - largest combination of creative disciplines in Australia. 

Real-world learning  

From your first year, you’ll collaborate with students and teaching staff from across disciplines to reflect industry practice, and work on real-world projects briefed by real clients, along with career planning assistance to help you on your creative journey.

As your course progresses you’ll have opportunities to showcase your work and make meaningful industry connections through work integrated learning, internships, international study tours, public performances and exhibitions. You’ll also participate in project-based learning experiences (situated creative practice units) collaborating with other students and external partners.

World-class creative facilities 

Based at Kelvin Grove at the most technically advanced creative space in Australia, you can develop your creativity and collaborate in technology-equipped exhibition spaces for multimedia displays and final-year showcases. Your will develop your craft with assistance from wired black box performance spaces for live experimental work, fully equipped and staffed performance spaces and dance studios. You can access computing studios for animation, interactive design, virtual reality, and tangible and embodied media design, motion capture facilities for animation, film and television studios, and post-production and editing suites..

What you'll study

Your Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) course begins with two introductory units studied with students from other creative industries disciplines where you’ll start to develop your own creative identity and understanding of creative practice. To specialise in your chosen area, you’ll spend 14 units in your major learning and developing your craft. You will also complement your degree with a minor or electives to diversify your knowledge or passions in a different area to your major, chosen from across the faculty and university.

To complete your degree you will engage in subjects that provide rounded skills in other essential areas of communication, collaboration and professional awareness to ensure you’ll be prepared for a highly professional and entrepreneurial approach to  our creative practice career. Your final year will culminate in with opportunities to work on a range of real-world projects in groups and with students from other disciplines.

Highlights

  • Study a specialised course of study in one of our 10 majors.
  • Gain experience and contacts in your industry through professional industry placements and projects.
  • Create a portfolio and exhibit works to industry professionals.

Why choose this course? 

When you love what you do, you just can't wait to get in the studio to do more.   At QUT we understand that kind of passion.  The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) provides in depth knowledge in one of 10 study areas - largest combination of creative disciplines in Australia. 

Real-world learning  

From your first year, you’ll collaborate with students and teaching staff from across disciplines to reflect industry practice, and work on real-world projects briefed by real clients, along with career planning assistance to help you on your creative journey.

As your course progresses you’ll have opportunities to showcase your work and make meaningful industry connections through work integrated learning, internships, international study tours, public performances and exhibitions. You’ll also participate in project-based learning experiences (situated creative practice units) collaborating with other students and external partners.

World-class creative facilities 

Based at Kelvin Grove at the most technically advanced creative space in Australia, you can develop your creativity and collaborate in technology-equipped exhibition spaces for multimedia displays and final-year showcases. Your will develop your craft with assistance from wired black box performance spaces for live experimental work, fully equipped and staffed performance spaces and dance studios. You can access computing studios for animation, interactive design, virtual reality, and tangible and embodied media design, motion capture facilities for animation, film and television studios, and post-production and editing suites..

What you'll study

Your Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) course begins with two introductory units studied with students from other creative industries disciplines where you’ll start to develop your own creative identity and understanding of creative practice. To specialise in your chosen area, you’ll spend 14 units in your major learning and developing your craft. You will also complement your degree with a minor or electives to diversify your knowledge or passions in a different area to your major, chosen from across the faculty and university.

To complete your degree you will engage in subjects that provide rounded skills in other essential areas of communication, collaboration and professional awareness to ensure you’ll be prepared for a highly professional and entrepreneurial approach to  our creative practice career. Your final year will culminate in with opportunities to work on a range of real-world projects in groups and with students from other disciplines.

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