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Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Design (Fashion)

Combine business and fashion to work internationally in roles such as fashion buying, fashion marketer, fashion business analyst, design forecaster and fashion entrepreneur.
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Guide to entry thresholds

OP
9
Selection
rank
82

This course is being offered for the first time in 2019.

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Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time
Course starts
February
February
QTAC code
409632
CRICOS
096567M

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

 

Highlights

  • Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.
  • Through the combination of fashion and business you will be able to work in diverse design careers and roles including fashion buying, fashion marketing, fashion finance, fashion business analyst, design forecaster and fashion entrepreneur.
  • Be advised by leading fashion industry mentors, and learn about ethics and sustainability, industry practices and emerging digital technologies.
  • Embrace the opportunity to study abroad and get global experience with international exchanges and internships.

Highlights

  • Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.
  • Through the combination of fashion and business you will be able to work in diverse design careers and roles including fashion buying, fashion marketing, fashion finance, fashion business analyst, design forecaster and fashion entrepreneur.
  • Be advised by leading fashion industry mentors, and learn about ethics and sustainability, industry practices and emerging digital technologies.
  • Embrace the opportunity to study abroad and get global experience with international exchanges and internships.

What to expect

Bachelor of Business

Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.

Graduate with deep knowledge and experience in your chosen business major, equipping you as a professional in your chosen discipline. You can study accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Through the combination of fashion and business you will be able to work in diverse design careers including fashion buying, fashion marketing, fashion finance, fashion business analyst, design forecaster and fashion entrepreneur.

Bachelor of Design (Fashion)

Our fashion degree is the longest running fashion degree in Queensland and provides industry-standard facilities. You will be advised by leading industry mentors, and embrace the challenges and opportunities of twenty-first century fashion including ethics and sustainability, industry practices and emerging digital technologies.

In the studio, you'll develop your design identity, working individually and in teams on real-world briefs and projects. Our students have opened pop-up stores, produced fashion magazines and websites, and collaborated with leading designers such as Lydia Pearson.

As a fashion student you will have the opportunity to study abroad and get global experience. Our fashion students have completed international exchanges to London, Milan, Berlin, Amsterdam and Delhi, and secured internships with leading global brands including Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Antipodium and Tom Ford.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

Fashion is an internationally recognised business powerhouse. Through the combination of fashion and business you will be able to work in diverse design careers internationally including fashion buying, fashion marketer, fashion finance, fashion business analyst, design forecaster and fashion entrepreneur.

Possible careers

  • Accountant
  • Advertising Professional
  • Economist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Professional
  • Financial Advisor/Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • International Business Specialist
  • Manager
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant

Details and units

In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Design (Fashion). You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Business component

You must complete:

  • business core units (96 credit points)
  • a business major (96 credit points), choosing from:
    • accounting
    • advertising
    • economics
    • finance
    • financial planning
    • human resource management
    • international business
    • management
    • marketing
    • public relations.

Accountancy students will undertake 6 specified business core units and 10 accountancy major core units in order to meet professional recognition requirements.

Design component

You will complete:

  • four school-wide impact lab units (48 credit points)
  • the fashion major (144 credit points), including:
    • four shared foundation units (48 credit points)
    • seven units (96 credit points) from the discipline.

Study overseas

Study overseas while earning credit towards your QUT creative industries degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners.

Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in a creative or non-creative discipline area, depending on how they match with your QUT course.

In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Design (Fashion). You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Business component

You must complete:

  • business core units (96 credit points)
  • a business major (96 credit points), choosing from:
    • accounting
    • advertising
    • economics
    • finance
    • financial planning
    • human resource management
    • international business
    • management
    • marketing
    • public relations.

Accountancy students will undertake 6 specified business core units and 10 accountancy major core units in order to meet professional recognition requirements.

Design component

You will complete:

  • four school-wide impact lab units (48 credit points)
  • the fashion major (144 credit points), including:
    • four shared foundation units (48 credit points)
    • seven units (96 credit points) from the discipline.

Study overseas

Study overseas while earning credit towards your QUT creative industries degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners.

Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in a creative or non-creative discipline area, depending on how they match with your QUT course.

Requirements

OP 9
Rank 82
This course is being offered for the first time in 2019.
Additional entry requirements
Yes
Additional entry requirements
Yes

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

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Course code
ID12
QTAC code
409632
CRICOS code
096567M
Campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
4 years full-time
Duration
4 years full-time
Entry
February
5pm Friday 20 September 2019: QTAC applications, I forms, change of major/second major/minor request forms and the QUT online registration form close.
Entry
February
OP Guarantee
No
Deferment

You can't defer your offer in this course. You must start in the semester you apply for.

Assumed knowledge

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

  • English

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

More about assumed knowledge

Prerequisite

Successful portfolio and meeting minimum OP / rank score.

Key dates

Thursday 1 August 2019: QTAC applications, I Forms, CM Forms and the QUT Online Registration Form open.

5pm Friday 20 September 2019: QTAC applications, I Forms, CM Forms and the QUT Online Registration Form close*. Requests for applications and registrations after this date will not be considered.

*Applications must be finalised and submitted by 5pm Friday 20 September 2019. Please ensure you allow adequate time to complete each stage of your application before application closing time.

How to Apply – Domestic Applicants

To successfully apply for entry into this course you are required to complete the steps below.

Step 1:  Apply through QTAC. Current Creative Industries Faculty (CIF) undergraduate students changing course or major must instead submit an I Form or CM Form as appropriate.

Step 2:  Upload your portfolio and complete the QUT Online Registration Form.  Please refer to the Fashion portfolio preparation document for details on what to include in your submission.

To complete the QUT Online Registration form you must have a valid QTAC number or current QUT student ID number to complete this step. This step includes the requirement to pay the non-refundable $70 application service fee via QUTPay and upload a portfolio. Applicants seeking admission assistance via QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme and/or QUT’s Oodgeroo Centralised Assessment Selection Program are exempt from the fee. Your application is complete once you reach the confirmation notice screen and receive your confirmation email.

Portfolio preparation

Fashion portfolio preparation

Portfolio feedback

Due to the large number of applications received, the selection panel is unable to provide feedback to applicants.

Contacts

Please contact the Creative Industries Faculty by:

Phone: +61 7 3138 8114

Email: ci@qut.edu.au

 

 
 
 

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't defer your offer in this course. You must start in the semester you apply for.

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, 2019

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 3
Selection rank 96
OP 1
Selection rank 99
Median OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 6
Selection rank 89
OP 6
Selection rank 89
Lowest OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 9
Selection rank 82
OP 9
Selection rank 82

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

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, 2019.

OP
9
Rank
82

Prerequisites

You must successfully:

  • submit a portfolio
  • have completed Australian Year 12, or equivalent qualification.

How to apply

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Applications submitted after 30 November may not be assessed in time to start study in Semester 1 of the following year.

Apply for this course using the international student application form . Submit your portfolio with your application.

Portfolio preparation

Fashion portfolio preparation

Portfolio feedback

Due to the large number of applications received, we can't provide feedback to applicants.

I need more information

Contact the Creative Industries Faculty for more information on our interview process. You can get in touch by emailing or calling .

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, 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
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2020 fees

2020 CSP $10,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020 fees

2020: $33,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Find out more about undergraduate course fees

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

Find out more about government loans

Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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Creative Industries International Scholarship

We offer merit-based scholarships for high-achieving international students who have accepted their offer and been admitted into an undergraduate course.

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance

Equity scholarships scheme

A scholarship for low-income students studying in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Struggling financially

QUT Sport Scholarship (Elite Athlete)

A scholarship for future and current undergraduate students who want to study in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Sporting excellence

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