Communicate ideas, impressions and facts through media, interpret compositions such as a musical scores and scripts for performance.

An arts professional is typically involved in:

  • conceiving and developing ideas, styles, characters, emotions and themes and translating them through artistic presentation
  • reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
  • composing music and dance routines and creating visual forms such as paintings, pictures and sculptures
  • learning lines, parts, cues, dance routines and music
  • performing music, dances, dramatic roles and other parts for audience entertainment
  • transporting and setting up photographic equipment, and taking photographs

Arts professionals may find employment as performers, writers, directors, managers and administrators within film, theatre, music or dance companies, galleries, museums and festival or events management companies. They may even be self-employed.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

 

Disclaimer: This page provides study pathway and career options as a guide only. You should contact the Admissions Centre, International Centre or relevant Faculties for full details.

Study pathways

The following study pathway shows the most common and direct route for a UWA student to pursue this career.

  1. Undergraduate

  2. Relevant majors include:

  3. Postgraduate

    Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

    Relevant postgraduate courses include:

  4. Research

    Research study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

    Relevant research courses include: