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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.
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Guide to entry thresholds

OP
9
Selection
rank
82
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Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
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, 2019.

 

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, financial planning, 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, financial planning, 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.
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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.

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 Bachelor of Business is designed to produce graduates with the knowledge, skills and experiences for success in a broad range of contexts in general and specific fields of business. The course provides students with a strong theoretical and practical underpinning in the key disciplines, functions, principles and practices of business across national and international business environments with depth and specialisation in a discipline. The curriculum is responsive to industry needs, providing students with contemporary knowledge and skills that are highly relevant to industry.

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 82

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2019.

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Course code
ID01
QTAC code