Bachelor of Visual Arts
Griffith University - South Bank

Course outline

This degree will equip you with the necessary conceptual and practical knowledge to begin a career in the visual arts. Working with accomplished artists, art historians and other industry leaders, you will learn how to navigate and succeed in the visual arts sector. Through a mixture of studio and art theory course, in the first year, you will undertake foundation courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, jewellery and small objects and indigenous art and protocols. In your second year, you will specialise in either painting, sculpture or photography, with electives in other disciplines at QCA and across Griffith University. You’ll have opportunities to engage with industry and build employment options by working with guest artists and curators; undertaking work placements; participating in exhibitions, masterclasses and study tours. You’ll work on projects for real clients through our QCALive work-integrated program, LiveArt, producing commercial murals and public art installations under the guidance of our expert staff. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Visual Arts at GU.

Majors

Painting; photography; sculpture.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
63.00
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

95.35

74.50

59.60

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

97.50

77.00

63.15

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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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

26

9

17

26

0

21

6

105

Percentage of all students

24.8%

8.6%

16.2%

24.8%

0.0%

20.0%

5.7%

100%

Notes

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Visual Arts, you’ll be equipped for a career in the visual and creative arts, with potential positions ranging from gallery director and professional artist to curator, educator, government arts worker and creative consultant. The skills and knowledge you gain will equip you to adapt and succeed in the expanding and changing landscape of the creative arts and will also serve as the foundation for further studies in education, research or professional practice.

Course Code
241381
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$8500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane