QUT College

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Technical Production)

QUT College

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

Technology is totally transforming the world of entertainment. Professionals who can harness the potential of the new tools and create powerful experiences for today's audiences are going to have an exciting future in production. Students will learn the professional skills they need to keep pace with future technical, stage, and production management. The degree encompasses stage management, lighting, sound, multimedia production, costume, props, stage mechanics, scenery installation and theatre design. Students also get the opportunity to specialise in a particular area of live production. They will develop their expertise by working across a range of events including theatre, dance and music productions, featuring students from other creative industries courses. The course offers opportunities for students to enter industry environments through internships and industry placements at music festivals, national, state and local theatre companies, opera and dance companies, performing arts centres, entertainment venues and touring stage shows.


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


  • Technical production

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).

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

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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