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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
QUT Acting is Australia’s leading degree in acting specialising in screen performance. It is highly regarded nationally for its graduates’ readiness to work in film and television.  Applicants are selected on the basis of their audition.


You will undertake three years of intensive training and performing, graduating as an employable film and stage actor. Your film shoots have professional film crews, and your performance seasons provide opportunities to work with professional directors and designers of national standing. Our specialised screen training, small group size and superb facilities, give QUT acting graduates a distinctive edge.

Our specialised screen training, small group sizes and superb facilities give QUT acting graduates a distinctive edge. We know what it takes to be an employable film and stage actor, and we put you through intensive training and performing regimes to ensure you graduate with the necessary skills and attitude.  Professional film crews will assist you on your shoots, and you’ll have opportunities to work with professional directors and designers of national standing.


Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    168 credit points alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Understanding Creative Practice
  • Acting Skills 1: Introducing Vocal and Physical Dynamics
  • Acting Studies: Realism in Film and Theatre and the Stanislavsky Heritage
  • Acting Practice: The Actor and their Texts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

Step 1:  Complete the F form by 25 August 2019 (AEST) and nominate your preferred audition location and date.

Step 2:  Attend your nominated audition and bring your supporting documents with you.

 Supporting Documentation
  • Confirmation notice of audition time, date and location
  • Printed CV, no more than 2 pages outlining both formal and informal learning and experiences in the field of Acting
  • Headshot or passport photo.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    30100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30100 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    30100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30100 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.These scholarships are available for this course:
  • Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Academic)
  • Equity scholarships scheme
  • Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Creative Industries)

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