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Overview

Course information set

  • Study studio practice and art history to develop a sophisticated understanding of modern and contemporary visual arts for application in the classroom.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Work across a broad range of media in an open-studio model, focusing on contemporary art practices.
  • Study a business major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.
QTAC course code409682
QUT course code IX35
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 4 years full-time
Start month 2019 February
Note: 5pm Friday 14 September 2018: QTAC applications, I forms, change of major/second major/minor request forms and the QUT online registration form close.
Deferment

You can't defer your offer in this course. You must start in the semester you apply for.

Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Faculty
  • QUT Business School
  • Creative Industries Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code 064813M
Careers
  • Academic
  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Administrator
  • Advertising Professional
  • Art Project Manager
  • Artist
  • Arts Administrator
  • Banker
  • Banking and Finance Professional
  • Economist
  • Financial Advisor/Analyst
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Human Resource Developer
  • Human Resource Manager
  • International Business Specialist
  • Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant
  • Visual Artist

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Details

Why choose this course?

This combined degree opens up a wide range of creative and business careers.

You will graduate not only with advanced technical and creative skills, but also with highly developed business knowledge.

Immerse yourself in the fine arts major with up to 16 discipline units and gain in-depth knowledge in your specialisation. Your business degree component comprises eight business core units and eight business major units.

Career outcomes

Graduates work in a diverse range of interesting careers, taking on positions such as:

  • visual arts specialist
  • curator
  • arts manager.

Professional recognition

Students may be eligible for membership to a number of professional bodies depending on choice of major and unit selection in their business degree. Details on professional recognition can be found under the individual majors of the Bachelor of Business (BS05).

Research pathways

Bachelor of Business (Honours) option

High-achieving students who wish to take further studies may enrol in BS63 Bachelor of Business (Honours).

Units

Download course structures and unit outlines for Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)

Your course

In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Fine Arts. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Business component

The business component is made up of 96 credit points of Business School core units and 96 credit points of units from a business major. The business majors are accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing and public relations. Accountancy students will complete 10 major units and six Business School core units in order to meet professional recognition requirements.

Fine arts component

You will complete two common units (24 credit points) and a fine arts major (168 credit points) in visual arts.

Study overseas

Study overseas while earning credit towards your QUT creative industries degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners.

Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in either degree area, depending on how they match with your QUT course.

Entry requirements

Course information set

Prerequisites

Successful portfolio and interview.

Key dates

Thursday 2 August 2018: QTAC applications, I Forms, CM Forms and the QUT Online Registration Form open.

5pm Friday 14 September 2018: QTAC applications, I Forms, CM Forms and the QUT Online Registration Form close*. Requests for applications and registrations after this date will not be considered.

*Applications must be finalised and submitted by 5pm Friday 14 September 2018. Please ensure you allow adequate time to complete each stage of your application before application closing time.

How to Apply – Domestic Applicants

To successfully apply for entry into this course you are required to complete the steps below.

Step 1:  Apply through QTAC. Current Creative Industries Faculty (CIF) undergraduate students changing course or major must instead submit an I Form or CM Form as appropriate.

Step 2:  Complete the QUT Online Registration Form. You must have a valid QTAC number or current QUT student ID number to complete this step. This step includes the requirement to pay the non-refundable $70 application service fee via QUTPay. Applicants seeking admission assistance via QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme and/or QUT’s Oodgeroo Centralised Assessment Selection Program are exempt from the fee. Your application is complete once you reach the confirmation notice screen and receive your confirmation email.

Step 3a: Attend your nominated interview and bring your portfolio and supporting documents with you; or

Step 3b: Applicants unable to attend an interview can select a phone/Skype interview time as part of the QUT Online Registration Form process and email their portfolio and supporting documents to ci@qut.edu.au by 5pm Friday 21 September 2018.

Supporting document checklist

  • Printed QUT Online Registration Form confirmation notice or email
  • Printed CV, no more than 2 pages outlining both formal and informal learning and experiences in the field of Visual Arts
  • Portfolio

Portfolio and interview preparation

Visual Arts portfolio and interview preparation

Interview location and dates

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an interview as below. Interview times are selected as part of the QUT Online Registration Form process. The time and date of your interview cannot be changed except in exceptional circumstances.

If you do not undertake your interview in person or via phone/skype you cannot be considered for a place in the course.

Brisbane: Monday 24 or Tuesday 25 September 2018

Z9, Creative Industries Precinct, cnr of Kelvin Grove Rd & Musk Avenue, QUT Kelvin Grove Campus

Phone/Skype: Wednesday 26 September 2018

Portfolio and interview feedback

Due to the large number of applications received, the selection panel is unable to provide feedback to applicants.

Contacts

Please contact the Creative Industries Faculty by:

Phone: +61 7 3138 8114

Email: ci@qut.edu.au

 

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Accountancy, finance, economics and marketing majors also requires 4 SA in Maths A, B or C.

More about assumed knowledge

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019: CSP $9,200 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

Find out if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan

Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

These scholarships are available for this course:

View all undergraduate scholarships

You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.

Apply

How to apply for Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)

You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you've:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for - you can apply for up to 6.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. See the Entry requirements tab for due dates for submitting additional entry requirements.

  4. Checked you meet the entry requirements.
  5. Checked your course costs and if you're eligible for financial support.

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

Important: Make a note of the QTAC code for this course 409682 because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

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