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- Gain the business knowledge and practical skills for a range of career options, including media marketing and promotions, international communications and media policy.
- Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
- Study the distribution of creative content in new media, television, radio, print, Internet, mobile technologies, movies, advertising, public relations and music.
- Major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.
|QTAC course code||409132|
|QUT course code||IX67|
|Course duration||4 years full-time|
|Start month||2015 & 2016 February|
|Deferment||You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.|
Student Business Services (SBS) Admissions:
Why choose this course?
This double degree will set you up with in-depth business knowledge and practical skills and a contextual understanding of media and communication.
Through this course you will be provided with a diverse range of career options, including media marketing and promotions, international communications and media policy.
You will gain in-depth knowledge in media and communication with 16 specialist units. Your business degree component comprises eight business core units and eight business major units.
Graduates work in a diverse range of interesting careers, taking on positions such as:
- media/entertainment producer
- public relations consultant
- international business specialist.
Students may be eligible for membership to a number of business professional bodies depending on choice of business major and unit selection. Details on professional recognition can be found under the individual majors of the Bachelor of Business (BS05).
Bachelor of Business (Honours) option
High-achieving students who wish to take further studies may enrol in BS63 Bachelor of Business (Honours).
You are required to complete 384 credit points comprised of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business program and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Media and Communication program. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.
You must complete 96 credit points of Business School core units (eight units) in the business program together with a 96 credit point major (eight units). You will choose a business major from accounting*, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations.
*Accounting major students complete 6 Business Core Units and 10 Accountancy major units to allow them to complete professional requirements.
Guide to entry cut-offs
Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:
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.
Did you get an OP 1-5?
If you receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, you're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.
The recent federal budget has proposed a number of changes to the funding of higher education which, if implemented, will impact upon costs to Commonwealth supported students from 1 January 2016. Eligible students will still be able to use HECS-HELP (Higher Education Loan Program) to defer payment. It is important to note that the changes are proposals only, subject to the passage of Commonwealth legislation. QUT will be in a position to consider fees for 2016 and beyond once the legislation has been through the houses of parliament. Proposed changes to tuition fees.
2016: CSP rates will be available from 1 October 2015 (subject to annual review)
2015: CSP $4,100 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)
Student Services and Amenities Fee
You'll need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.
HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees
You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.
Scholarships and financial support
You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.
These scholarships are available for this course:
You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments
How to apply for Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Media and Communication
You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.
Are you ready to submit your application?
You're ready if you've:
- Found all the courses you want to apply for - you can apply for up to 6.
- Checked important dates.
- Checked you meet the entry requirements.
- Checked your course costs and if you're eligible for financial support.
All done? Then you're ready to apply.
Important: Make a note of the QTAC code for this course (409132) because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.
After you've submitted your application to QTAC
If you've studied before or if you have at least two years' work experience, you may want to apply for credit for prior learning.
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