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The Bachelor of Creative Arts (BCA) is a three-year full-time course that involves study of theory and practice-based work in a major study area: Creative Writing, Graphic Design, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts or Visual Arts and Design. The main focus of the degree is artistic practice informed by history and theory subjects.
Opportunities exist for artistic collaboration, exchange and study abroad.
A Bachelor of Creative Arts degree can lead to career opportunities as an artist, graphic designer, writer, musician, performer, composer, theatre technician, director, publisher, curator, arts administrator or manager, teacher (on completion of a Master of Teaching) or to opportunities to work in the radio, television and multimedia industries.
- Contemporary Creative Practice
- Critical Frameworks in Creative Practice
Plus TWO of the following
- Professional Practice
- Contemporary Theory and Research Practice
- New Media and Visual Communication Theory
- Music and Culture
- Theory and Practice of Theatre in the 20th and 21st Century
- Contemporary Artworlds
- Advanced Graphic Design and Visual Communication Theory
- Globalisation and Contemporary Art
- Political Dramaturgy
- Curatorial Practices
Plus the following
- Stage Management
- Stagecraft 1
- Introduction to Lighting and Sound
- Stagecraft 2
- Generative Performance Skills 1
- Theatre Studio: Performance Workshop
- Theatre Studio: Methodologies
- Contemporary Theatre and Text
- Contemporary Australian Theatre and its Context
- Generative Performance Skills 2
- Major Performance Production
- Successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
- In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications.
- Level of English is required to gain admission. IELTS Academic 6.0. TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79.
- All students are required to pay Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of their student visa. OSHC provides for medical and hospital cover for students and their dependants.Our preferred OSHC provider is BUPA.
- Australia Award Scholarships
- Endeavour Scholarships
- Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships
Student Services and Amenities Fee
The SAF is a compulsory charge, introduced following changes to Australian Government legislation, which funds improvements to facilities for students across a broad range of service areas, such as subsidised food outlets, childcare, student advocacy as well as sporting, recreational and cultural activities.
All international students enrolled at UOW will be invoiced twice yearly for the amount determined each year. The SAF 2016 fee is:
- Wollongong campus $290.00 per year
- Sydney campus $145.00 per year
- Wollongong Innovation Campus $145.00 per year
- Other campuses in Australia $145.00 per year
In addition to tuition fees, a single student living in Wollongong will require $10,000 to $12,000 a year – depending on lifestyle – to cover accommodation, food, transport and other expenses including text books and study materials and entertainment.