Visual Arts

If you have ever considered turning your love of drawing, painting or creating into a career, studying visual arts at CQUniversity can transform your passion into a professional masterpiece.

The Certificate III in Visual Arts explores a selection of art techniques and methods, with specialisations in studio area or silversmithing. The studio area specialisation includes two focus areas, including printmaking, painting or jewellery. The silversmithing specialisation provides expertise in jewellery-making, largely silversmithing artefacts. The Diploma of Visual Arts lets you experience a wide range of studio-based studies, covering visual culture and professional practice. You will also gain technical skills, aesthetic awareness and a sound knowledge of contemporary art trends.

Our innovative Bachelor of Creative Arts combines a major in visual arts with a wide knowledge of the creative industries. It includes drawing, exhibiting, collaborating, and working while developing your practice.


There are 5 courses in total.
  • 12 months full-time. - 2 years part-time - The course has structured,...
  • Level 3: Certificate III
  • Rockhampton City and Online
  • Domestic
  • 2 years part-time or 1 year full-time. - 2 years part-time.
  • Level 5: Diploma
  • Rockhampton City and Online
  • Domestic
  • 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
  • Level 7: Bachelor Degree
  • 3 Locations
    • Cairns
    • Rockhampton
    • Townsville
  • Domestic and International
  • Unknown
  • Short Course (Accredited)
  • Rockhampton City
  • Domestic
  • Up to 200 hours including own research and self-paced study
  • Short Course (Professional Development)
  • Domestic