Bachelor of Creative Arts and Community Wellbeing (Visual Art)
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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What you'll learn
On successful completion of the program, students should be able to:
1. Apply practical proficiency in a chosen creative arts discipline to achieve the processes and outcomes necessary for a skilled artist working in communities.
2. Apply theoretical and historical underpinnings of the Human Services and of a chosen creative arts discipline by illustrating an awareness of context and impact in relation to current practice.
3. Communicate persuasively in written, verbal and creative form to affect successful engagement with industry, government and communities by employing cultural and emotional intelligence, ethical perspectives, and critical and creative thinking.
4. 4. Engage autonomous and collaborative strategies to conceive, design, implement, manage, and acquit projects relevant to the human services and creative arts industries.
5. Examine, select and apply appropriate theoretical knowledge of human services, based on social justice and human rights in the Australian and global context, when cooperating with diverse communities to achieve positive outcomes.
6. Employ empathy, equity and justice when encountering issues concerning the welfare of, and advocacy for, individuals and groups.
Graduates will have the necessary skills to collaborate with health providers, local governments, and community organisations and undertake arts-led service initiatives. Work in the creative industries and apply your talents and abilities in other areas like community services (youth, indigenous, aged, refugee, homeless, unemployed, disability etc.), hospitals/allied health, correctional services, local government, and charity organisations.
ATAR/Selection Rank + Audition + English Language Proficiency
Credit for previous study or work
UniSQ’s Bachelor of Creative Arts and Community Wellbeing (Visual Art) will expand your creativity, leadership and facilitation skills, and your understanding of the needs of community care and development. Build your technical, analytical and research skills within all visual art areas, including the studio disciplines: painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing, and be introduced to curatorial and cultural management. The combination of courses in human services and visual arts, along with a project placement in a community organisation during your final year, will make you career-ready to utilise your creative talents to generate wellbeing in diverse communities.