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This is the start of your career as a visual artist.
At the QCA, you’ll have the right people and resources in place to support you to experiment, challenge and sharpen your studio skills and research methods.
Study areas include interdisciplinary print media, art theory, jewellery and small objects, painting and interdisciplinary sculpture.
Our programs have an industry focus and are developed in partnership with professional art and design bodies.
You’ll graduate with an appreciation of the artist's role in society and be equipped for a career in your chosen visual arts field.
| Bachelor of Fine Art
| South Bank
|| 3 FT
|| English (4SA)
|Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours
||1 FT||Bachelor of Fine Art
- Art Theory
- Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art
- See also: Studio Art Major (Digital Media, Gold Coast)
- Other Visual and Creative Arts areas of study
- Read more about the Bachelor of Fine Art.
Learn from the best
At Griffith, you’ll learn from cutting edge visual and creative arts practitioners. QCA lecturers regularly hold exhibitions of their work and are represented on industry boards. This means you’ll learn your craft from some of the country’s leading artists, and learn how to get your work into the public domain.
Choose to continue your study with these postgraduate programs:
- Graduate Certificate in Visual Arts
- Master of Arts in Visual Arts (MAVA)
- Master of Arts with Honours in Visual Arts
CareersOur Fine Art graduates have an enviable record of career success as professional artists. Many have works in private and public collections and have won scholarships and domestic and international awards. Others continue on to higher research degrees or hold significant posts in the wider arts sector, including education and arts administration.
Employment opportunities include:
- Public artist
- Installation artist
- Gallery artist
- Gallery operator
- Arts critic/writer
- Art teacher
Caitlin Franzmann graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) in 2012 and was recently awarded an Australia Council Artstart Grant.
Caitlin was one of only three Queensland Visual Artists to receive this grant that provides up to $10,000 to recent arts graduates who are committed to establishing a career as a professional artist.