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Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Creative Industries

Combine business and creative industries for careers including entertainment industries producer, events manager, creative entrepreneur or social media marketer.
Australia and New Zealand International
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Guide to entry thresholds

OP
9
Selection rank
81
View the entry requirements
Campus
Kelvin Grove
Gardens Point
Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
QTAC code
409182
CRICOS
059596B

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

 

Why choose this course?

Equip yourself for an inspiring career in the growth and development of creative industries.

Creative businesses continue to establish themselves worldwide, so not only will you be able to use this degree globally, but your combined skills and knowledge will also enhance your value to traditional as well as creative businesses.

The first degree of its kind, our Bachelor of Creative Industries (BCI) allows you to develop your own creative niche by providing diverse knowledge, creativity and practical skills across a range of selected creative disciplines.

Learn entrepreneurial and digital skills, take on real industry challenges through work integrated learning opportunities and establish links to creative start-ups.

Highlights

  • Complement your creative and entrepreneurial skills with core business knowledge for a competitive professional advantage.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Combine your creative industries major with a major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.
  • Develop your creative thinking and innovation, and project management skills.
  • Learn through industry partnerships and networking, and interdisciplinary work.

Highlights

  • Complement your creative and entrepreneurial skills with core business knowledge for a competitive professional advantage.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Combine your creative industries major with a major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.
  • Develop your creative thinking and innovation, and project management skills.
  • Learn through industry partnerships and networking, and interdisciplinary work.

What to expect

You will complete six Bachelor of Creative Industries core units as well as one creative industries major of eight units, and two Creative Industries introductory units. Your business degree component includes eight business core units and eight business major units.

The Creative Enterprise core consists of studio units that offer authentic, problem-based activities, coupled with Work Integrated Learning, skills in entrepreneurship and commercial links that engage in creative start-ups - the perfect complement to your business studies. 

Some of the combinations of business and creative industries include:

  • media and communication and advertising
  • screen content production with marketing
  • creative and professional writing and public relations.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

Graduates work in a diverse range of interesting careers, taking on positions such as:

  • entertainment industries producer
  • events manager
  • creative entrepreneur
  • social media marketer
  • entertainment marketing professional.

Career outcomes will depend largely on the choice of major or specialisation undertaken.

Professional recognition

Students may be eligible for membership to a number of professional bodies depending on choice of major and unit selection in their business degree. Find details on professional recognition under the individual majors of the Bachelor of Business (BS05).

Research pathways

Bachelor of Business (Honours) option

On successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Business (Honours), Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy, provided you meet the entry requirements.

Possible careers

  • Administrator
  • Advertising and New Media Professional
  • Banking and Finance Professional
  • Branding Specialist
  • Campaign Manager
  • Communication Specialist
  • Copywriter
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Creative Writer
  • Digital Communication Specialist
  • Digital Content Producer
  • Drama Teacher
  • Entertainment Entrepreneur
  • Events and Festivals Coordinator
  • Fashion Marketer
  • Film/Television Producer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Human Resource Developer
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Information Officer
  • International Business Specialist
  • Internet Professional
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Media Producer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Music Agent/Manager
  • Music Publisher
  • Organisational Communication Specialist
  • Policy Officer
  • Post-production specialist
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant
  • Publicist
  • Stage Manager
  • Theatre Professionals
  • Web Designer

Requirements

OP 9
Rank 81

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

Don't have an OP or rank?

Find out other ways you can apply

Course code
ID01
QTAC code
409182
CRICOS code
059596B
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July
OP Guarantee
Yes
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Accountancy, finance, economics and marketing majors also requires 4 SA in Maths A, B or C.

More about assumed knowledge

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2018

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments
OP Selection rank OP Selection rank
Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 1
Selection rank 99
OP 1
Selection rank 86
Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 7
Selection rank 86
OP 7
Selection rank 86
Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 12
Selection rank 73
OP 9
Selection rank 81

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Minimum academic requirements

I completed my studies outside of Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Guide to entry thresholds

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

OP
9
Rank
81
Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you completed secondary school in Australia and received an OP 1-5 or equivalent, and you meet the course prerequisites, you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the January offer round

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking