Bachelor of Creative Industries (Visual Arts)
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

Establish your career in the visual arts with this bachelor degree and develop a broad and coherent range of specialist knowledge and practical skills. Delivered in partnership with the University of Canberra, this unique degree provides students with an open and supportive studio environment. Students will gain the skills necessary to define and shape a career as a visual artist. In this course students will develop hands-on skills and techniques to build their abilities and understanding of contemporary art and culture. Students will also explore contemporary arts and expand into cross media, and multi-disciplinary visual arts practices. Graduates can develop their careers in a wide range of art, design, and culturally related fields including gallery exhibitions, arts education, arts administration, curating, exhibition, display design, public art and more.


This course is delivered by TAFE Queensland in partnership with the University of Canberra. It is a Commonwealth supported place. For more information visit

Fee notes

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Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age; Interview

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for this program close: 2 December 2022 for semester 1, 2023 entry; and 15 May 2023 for semester 2, 2023 entry. To be considered after these dates, interested applicants should contact TAFE Queensland, South Bank on 1300 308 233 for more information.

Additional entry requirements

Interview requirements are separate to the QTAC application. TAFE Queensland, South Bank will send out official correspondence advising applicants of interview dates once the QTAC application has been submitted.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Arts professional, visual arts and crafts professional.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

3 years On campus