Bachelor of Fine Arts QUT

4.33 out of 5 from 12 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Study a specialised course of study in one of our 10 majors.
Gain experience and contacts in your industry through professional industry placements and projects.
Create a portfolio and exhibit works to industry professionals.


Creative Writing
Dance Performance
Film, Screen and New Media
Technical production
Visual Arts


Average ratings for Bachelor of Fine Arts QUT based on 12 reviews
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Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: Creative learning

Negatives: Too many SJW's

My advice to future students is: Do engineering

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June 2018
Year completed 2016

Positives: Learnt a variety of writing techniques/genres/styles. A lot of freedom to explore your own creativity.

Negatives: Clash of ideas during group work. But it’s inevitable in a creative course.

My advice to future students is: Choose your group mates wisely. Start assignments ASAP. Form your own peer-critique bud...

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May 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: The course gives a realistic view of how the industry is, so they give you essential facts and information to be successful. They train you in essential skills that are necessary to succeed well in the industry.

Negatives: It’s difficult to specialise in what you want to become in the course as roles are very co...

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May 2018
Year completed 2019

I majored in Film, Television and New Media.

Positives: Some of the positive aspects of my course include that it covers a wide range of different topics inside film and television. It allows you to explore the practical sides of the course, including using proper industry equipment, studios and software. It also alows you...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: Lots of practical work, amazing dance studios, nice small cohort of 26 people, teachers are really nice, all students are enthusiastic and good to be around, learn useful stuff

Negatives: Too many group assignments, class times are really spread out

My advice to future students is: Keep fit before uni and dur...

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March 2018
Year completed 2017

I did this course and a Postgraduate diploma of education

Positive aspects - definitely the resources that are provided by QUT, they have amazing resources available to students which really allow you to fully experience your craft. They also provide amazing experience in the real world to get practical. Negative aspects -...

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February 2018
Year completed 2016

The positive aspect is how supportive the staff is and how much knowledge they have.

The negative aspect is how much the course focused on one particular style of the art of writing - only briefly discussing non-"literary" genres

My advice to future students is: Art is something to study and pursue as a career only if ...

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

Very engaged teachers, very good opportunities, great for bringing structure to one's work. Mileage seemed to vary based on individual motivation of students: could have been better 1 on 1 at setting post-grad expectations?

My advice to future students is: Go into your degree with ambition, especially when it comes to proj...

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

I did a creative and professional writing major

I don't feel like I actually learnt anything through my degree and there were limited opportunities to find work outside of uni

My advice to future students is: Maybe take the course as a second major but I wouldn't suggest focusing purely on it

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

I did a creative writing major.

Positive: encouraging educators, creative and flexible, prepares students for the industry
Negative: the assessment criteria can often be too flexible and therefore tutors sometimes end up being subjective

My advice to future students is: To keep up with the readings because they do help

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