Want to be a part of one of the fastest growing industries in Australia? The social assistance industries (those that help people to be healthy and productive) are due to expand at double the pace of all other industries over the next five years. The skills areas predicted to grow most are care providers and creatives. Be prepared by enrolling in the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Community Wellbeing at USQ. This degree will grow your creativity, facilitation/leadership skills, and understanding of the needs of community care and development. Specialise in either music, theatre, or visual art and learn how your creative practice can engage positively with communities to build resilience, capacity, and cohesion. At present when health providers, local governments, and community organisations seek to undertake arts-led service initiatives to assist their clients or residents it is difficult for them to find the right people to undertake the work. Graduates of this degree will have the necessary skills, along with the desire to help others, that these organisations are looking for.
It is a requirement that Queensland-based students hold a current positive notice indicating that they are deemed suitable for working with children and young people whilst studying the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Community Wellbeing. Further information about the Blue Card or Exemption Card suitability process is available from the Blue Card Services via http://www.bluecard.qld.gov.au
Toowoomba campus: theatre; visual art. Springfield campus: music. Online: music; visual art.
Theatre major: has mandatory residential school requirements at the Toowoomba campus.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.
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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
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Work in the creative industries and have the added employability to apply your talents and abilities in other areas like community services (youth, indigenous, aged, refugee, homeless, unemployed, disability), hospitals/allied health, correctional services, local government, and charity organisations.
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