Study acting

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Be part of our rich acting program that has launched the careers of many successful actors.

Why study acting at QUT?

  • Turn your professional expertise and creative interests into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods.
  • Develop an advanced level of investigation and critical thinking to apply to your creative practice.
  • Complete a thesis or creative project to further your skills and advance your knowledge.

Undergraduate courses

Short courses and professional development

Want to be an actor?

If you want to develop the skills required to become a professional actor, you should consider studying our Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting).

Flexible study approach

Complete your research as either:

  • a thesis with our Doctor of Philosophy or our Master of Arts (Research)
  • a practical industry-focused creative work and a written component with our Doctor of Creative Industries.

Further your professional practice

Our range of postgraduate acting courses lets you incorporate practice-led research into your creative profession, meaning that you can complete your research degree as you work. A research degree can also prepare you for a career in a range of research-oriented and policy-focused roles.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Creative Industries Precinct offers a world-class space with some of Australia's most sophisticated digital facilities. Here, you can collaborate with and work alongside like-minded creatives in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires imagination and innovation.

Pathways to a research career

Studying one of our postgraduate acting courses offers a pathway towards a more research-focused career in industry or academia, where you'll be qualified to apply your creative practice research skills.

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Creative Industries Faculty

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    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059