ATAR cut-off
60.20
67.50 (Median ATAR)
61.20
65.63 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 10435
CRICOS code: 001602K

Creative and Performing Arts

Study Creative and Performing Arts at UON

If you are looking to sharpen your skills and explore new and intriguing areas of self-expression, studying the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) major will develop your skills, boost your confidence and build your character. Whether you want to study art or drama, you will explore what it means to think creatively and how it can help you navigate an increasingly complex world.

Diverse skills and pathways

You can choose from a diverse range of visual art, drama and performance-making and multi-media courses offered at the Newcastle and Central Coast campuses.

The creative and performing arts major has developed a course which reflects this world, encouraging students to be skilled across a range of creative disciplines, helping you to graduate multi-skilled and capable of articulating your creative work.

Visual artist, musician, writer and Creative Arts Lecturer Sean Lowry says this major attracts a wide range of academic abilities and the most exciting element of the courses is unlocking every student's potential.

Explore your creativity in visual art, drama and multi-media with a major in creative and performing arts

Careers in creative and performing arts

As a graduate of this major, you will be valued in the workplace for your:

  • artistic and creative ability
  • communication skills
  • critical thinking
  • project management skills
  • technical knowledge
  • understanding of group dynamics.

Job opportunities exist in government and private sectors, as well as in other creative industries such as advertising, journalism, public relations and marketing.


Related information

For more about the Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice program structure, please refer to the handbook.
For more about the Bachelor of Arts program structure, please refer to the handbook.
For more about the Bachelor of Creative Industries program structure, please refer to the handbook