Queensland creative arts students.

Several Queensland universities have good creative arts programs. QUT and Griffith University both rate among Australia’s strongest universities for creative arts.

Aside from digital communications media, you can study traditional visual arts, drama, music, sound engineering, theatre, and film and television. Here is a selection of study programs offered by Queensland universities.

Drama and Theatre

Drama students develop skills in theatre, directing and collaborative production. A well rounded program may also teach you how to plan, fund and produce live events. Places in Queensland where you can obtain a degree in drama are:

  • CQUniversity (Mackay)
  • Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
  • University of Queensland (Brisbane)
  • University of Southern Queensland (Toowoomba).

Film and Television Production

Film and television production is a large and complex field that encompasses directing, producing, screenwriting, cinematography, editing, sound, and production design. Queensland universities offering degrees in film and television include:

  • Bond University (Gold Coast)
  • Griffith Film School (Brisbane)
  • Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
  • University of Queensland (Brisbane)
  • University of Southern Queensland (Springfield, Toowoomba).

Music

Studying music encourages you to develop musical talent. It also exposes you to aspects of music you may not have considered before. Potential areas of study in a Bachelor of Music degree include composition, conducting, contemporary music, music literature; music technologies, music theory and aural studies.

Some of the best places where you can study music in Queensland are:

  • CQUniversity (Mackay)
  • Queensland Conservatorium (Griffith University) (Brisbane)
  • James Cook University (Townsville)
  • Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
  • University of Queensland (Brisbane)
  • University of Southern Queensland (Toowoomba).

Visual Arts (including Fine Arts)

The visual arts cover the spectrum of visual media. Among others, it consists of architecture, ceramics and sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography.

You are can study visual arts in Queensland at:

  • the Queensland College of Art (Griffith University) (Brisbane)
  • the Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane).