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Overview

  • 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 2017 February
Deferment

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

Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • QUT Business School
  • Creative Industries Faculty
Course contact Student Business Services (SBS) Admissions:
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

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)

This course is made up of 384 credit points. Each component (i.e. business and visual arts) comprises 192 credit points.

Your business degree component comprises eight business core units, and eight business major units. You will choose a business major from accounting, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations. Accountancy students will complete 10 major units and six Business School core units in order to meet professional recognition requirements.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Successful portfolio and interview.

Key Dates

Applications for this course have closed.

Interviews for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) and the Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) will be held from 16 November, 2015.

Visual Arts Portfolio and Interview Preparation

Portfolio and interview preparation information is available here.

Interview Locations and Dates

Interviews will be conducted on Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 November 2015 at H Block, Level 3, Ring Road, QUT Kelvin Grove Campus. 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. Applicants who live in a remote area and cannot attend an interview must be available for a phone/Skype interview during the week of Monday 16 November 2015.

If you do not attend your interview you cannot be considered for a place in the course.

How do I find out my interview outcome?

Shortly after the 2 December 2015, QUT will update the preference information within your QTAC application to reflect your audition outcome. You will be able to check this via QTAC’s Online Services.

If you are unsure how to check your preference status there is a helpful video located on the QTAC web page.

What information will I see?

Within your preferences tab you will see one of the following statuses.

  • Based on the information currently held by QTAC you have satisfied the minimum entry requirements in order to be considered for a place in this course.
  • Based on the information currently held by QTAC you have not satisfied the minimum entry requirements in order to be considered for a place in this course.

What does this mean?

If you have satisfied the minimum entry requirements for one of the above courses you will then be considered for a place in the course in the 17 December, 2015 QTAC offer round. Depending on course place availability, further offers may be made in the 14 January, 2016 QTAC offer round.

As more applicants will meet the minimum entry requirements than available course places, meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee a QTAC offer will be made.

Successful applicants will only receive one offer from QTAC, to their highest eligible preference.

If you have not satisfied the minimum entry requirements QUT will not be able to offer you a place in the course. You may wish to review your QTAC course preferences. They can be added or amended via QTAC’s Online Services.

For more information on changing preferences, you can contact QTAC Information Services on 1300 GO QTAC (1300 467 822) or (07) 3858 1222.

Contacts

Please contact the Creative Industries Faculty by:

Phone: (07) 3138 8114 and press option 4

 

 

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. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

2017: CSP $4600 Per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

2016: CSP $4,900 per Study Period (48 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.

More information on the SSAF

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 scholarships

You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments

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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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