Bachelor of Fine Art/Bachelor of Business

Program code

1439

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

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Entry requirements

13

OP 2019

71

Rank 2019

OR VET qualification

Diploma

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

Why choose this program?

In this new double degree, you'll develop your passion for visual art while gaining practical business skills. You'll be able to apply your creativity in a wide range of commercial areas, understand visual arts practice in terms of a contemporary art market and be prepared to work independently as an artist, in arts and cultural organisations.

The Queensland College of Art (QCA) attracts students that are dedicated to becoming innovative and creative practitioners. In the Bachelor of Fine Art, one of the flagship degrees of the QCA, you'll focus on theory and practice to gain experience in contemporary approaches to visual arts, and develop studio skills and research methods. In the Bachelor of Business, you'll gain a solid understanding of core business skills and learn how they can be applied in a range of industries.

Fine Art majors

  • Expanded Practice
  • Photographic Art Practice
  • Studio Art

Business majors

  • Asian Business
  • Employment Relations
  • Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment
  • Event Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate and Property Development
  • Sport Management
  • Sustainable Enterprise
  • Tourism Management

Students can also choose not to complete a major, selecting from a range of courses that provide broad knowledge for a career in business management.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Fine Art/Bachelor of Business is offered full-time on-campus on the South Bank and Nathan campuses.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

This innovative double degree will prepare graduates for employment in creative and visual arts activities, including arts education and administration, with the added benefits of events and events management, marketing and entrepreneurship, opening up opportunities in start-ups, as well as small to large commercial enterprises.

Pathways to further study

Graduates of this program may continue their studies by undertaking the Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) (2037) or the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (2088).

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Fine Art/Bachelor of Business (1439)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 29.0 $362.50 $29,000.00
2019 Fee Band 28.0 $350.00 $28,000.00
FEE-HELP

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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