Bachelor of Visual Art
University of Southern Queensland - Online

Course outline

If you want to be at the forefront of engaging the visual arts in the wider community as a way of capturing and reshaping our stories as a culture then the Bachelor of Visual Art at UniSQ is for you. The degree aims to produce industry ready graduates who are creative, innovative, adaptable and entrepreneurial. In order to foster these key employable qualities, the program focuses on producing graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of and technical proficiency within studio practice, as well as a strong, self-directed work ethic. The degree will give students the skills to become a professional artist creating personalised artistic outcomes as a visual representation of the student’s voice. This degree explores the future of visual art and its applications within evolving new employment opportunities in the 21st century such as health, design, new media, architecture, museum and gallery professions, and education. Through a high level of idea and technical development in the design of personalised study, students gain a broad knowledge of the visual arts and its position within flexible and innovative career opportunities in professional creative industries. For more information, visit Bachelor of Visual Art at UniSQ.


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 Visual Art. Further information about the Blue Card or Exemption Card suitability process is available from the Blue Card Services via


Curation, innovation and visual art; visual art studio practice.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants for the Bachelor of Visual Art must attend an interview. To register visit
Auditions and interviews at UniSQ.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.



Recommended study
Applicants for the Bachelor of Visual Art must attend an interview .
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); Visual Art (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

The range of courses in the visual arts creates a variety of potential employment opportunities including artist, curator, arts administrator, art teacher, art therapist, arts magazine writer/editor, art critic/journalist, gallery director, public arts officer, community arts officer, conservator, cultural policy writer/adviser, venue and collections manager, web designer, digital content manager, visualisation/interior designer, workshop facilitator.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025

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

Darling Downs & South West QLD