The Bachelor of Creative Arts prepares students to fill key creative roles in industries such as the performing arts, new media, music, film and multimedia, drama, visual arts and related fields of education. It is designed to produce knowledgeable, articulate and innovative graduates recognised by their skills in creative disciplines, their capacity to think systematically and critically and communicate clearly, and apply ethical principles to decision making for a variety of professions and industries.
The three-year program offers the choice several majors and minors in creative disciplines and encourages students to design their own academic program to reflect their intellectual interests and career aspirations.
Students of the Bachelor of Creative Arts program are required to complete either two eight-unit majors or one major and two four-unit minors from the following options
- Digital Journalism
- Visual Arts and Design
As an ACU Creative Arts graduate what valued skills will you possess?
Upon completion of your specialisation, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate a high level of skill in multiple creative disciplines
- Think systematically and critically
- Gather and evaluate evidence from many and diverse sources
- Communicate clearly
- Apply ethical principles to decision making for a variety of professions and industries
Where to from ACU?
- Employment options for Creative Arts graduates are diverse and depend on the choice of majors or minors undertaken in their degree
- Options include teaching, work in the creative industries, and employment as an 'embedded' creative practitioner using using the skills developed through the sequence in the corporate and public sector
- Recent ACU graduates have gone on to find employment in the following areas: advertising and pubic relations; arts and cultural institutions; museums and galleries; the performing arts; communications and writing; community and charitable organisations; the creative industries; and education