QUT College

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)

QUT College

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Learn how to build a sustainable career across film, television, screen, emerging media sectors, and stage through this course. Receive extensive training in voice, speech production, physical expressivity, character, acting methodologies, script analysis, local and international film and television industries and theatre. Students will have the opportunity to learn creative leadership, directing and scriptwriting to develop the skills needed to excel in an industry where entrepreneurial production across a diverse range of newly emergent media environments is an increasingly prominent part of actors’ career pathways. Learn in state of the art facilities including sprung floor dance studios, light filled drama studios and all-purpose black box studios. Working within the Creative Industries precinct, students will also have access to television studios, music and voice recording studios, and a range of different performance spaces. The final year presents opportunities to work on collaborative projects, developing and demonstrating real world skills in working with other creative practitioners and showcasing these skills to the stage, screen, and emerging media industries.


  • 288 credit points comprising 2 core units
  • an Acting major (14 units)
  • a situated creative practice extension (up to 3 units)
  • plus 1 minor (4 units) or 4 electives.


  • Acting

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Successful audition.

Study pathways

Pathways to the Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information

This course has additional entry requirements. This program is not covered by QUT's Offer Guarantee Scheme. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students.

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