Start your career as a designer, photographer or visual artist. A Bachelor of Creative Industries (Design and Visual Arts) from Charles Sturt University positions you to find your place in the creative industries of the future. Study practice across visual arts – from illustration and visual communication, to web/graphic design and media publishing, to fine arts and commercial photography – to find your creative niche.
Bachelor of Creative Industries (with specialisation)
Minimum CSU English Language Proficiency requirements apply.
In addition, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Applicants with higher education study
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
Completed bridging or enabling course
Successful completion of a Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification or 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
Applicants with work and life experience
Work experience, within the same industry as the course profile, of no less than two years, and a formal interview or portfolio submission (see other admissions options below).
Applicants with recent secondary education (within past two years)
An ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors)
Other admission options
Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS)
Indigenous Access Program (IAP)
CSU Diploma of General Studies
Completion of a formal interview demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the quality, depth and relevance of the answers given in the interview*
Submission of a portfolio of works (written, artwork and/or digital media) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the quality, depth and relevance presented in the portfolio*
Acting and Performance
All applicants for the Acting and Performance specialisation need to complete a compulsory audition and interview demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the quality, depth and relevance of the performance/answers given.
* If seeking admission via this method and secondary study has been (or will be) completed in the year immediately prior to commencement, applicants must have satisfied the requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or interstate equivalent (ATAR not required) by the date of course commencement.
How to apply
Apply direct to CSU
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Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Creative Arts courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU).