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OP 11

Rank 76

Course information set

  • Develop a suite of complementary technology, digital media, creative, entrepreneurial and project management skills, for real career outcomes.
  • Learn to merge the creative and imaginative with the technical to develop sophisticated and innovative digital products.
  • Complete 2 degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Design your own degree by exploring your creative talents and choosing a creative industries major, as well as studying information technology.
  • Specialised options include computer science or information systems.
  • Learn through industry partnerships and networking, and interdisciplinary work.
QTAC course code409872
QUT course code ID03
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 4 years full-time
Start month 2019 February, July

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

Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Creative Industries Faculty
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code 059227E
  • Branding Specialist
  • Campaign Manager
  • Communication Strategist
  • Computer Game Programmer
  • Computer Games Developer
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Creative Writer
  • Digital Communication Specialist
  • Digital Content Producer
  • Drama Teacher
  • Entertainment Entrepreneur
  • Events and Festivals Coordinator
  • Fashion Marketer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Media or Communications Adviser
  • Media Producer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Music Agent
  • Music Publisher
  • Organisational Communication Specialist
  • Publicist
  • Stage Manager
  • Theatre Professionals
  • Web Designer

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Why choose this course?

Develop a suite of complementary technology, digital media and creative skills. Learn to merge the creative and imaginative with the technical to develop sophisticated and innovative digital products. Diversify your skill set with a range of information technology and creative industries areas of interest including interactive and visual design, screen content production, and creative writing.

Career outcomes

As a graduate you can enjoy the more creative side of information technology careers including digital media programmer, simulation designer or developer, games producer or designer, animator, special effects developer, sound designer, mobile entertainment and communications developer, user interface developer, knowledge worker in music and sound, web developer and digital product strategist.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is internationally recognised by the Seoul Accord.


Download course structures and unit outlines for Bachelor of Creative Industries/Bachelor of Information Technology

Your course

In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points comprising 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Creative Industries and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Information Technology. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Creative Industries component

The core of the program centres on Creative Enterprise studios that offer authentic, problem-based activities, coupled with work integrated learning, skills in entrepreneurship and commercial links that engage in creative start-ups. Early in your degree, you choose two introductory units to experience your preferred majors. Using this experience, you then decide upon a creative industries major.

You will complete:

  • core units - 72 credit points
  • creative industries introductory units - 24 credit points
  • a creative industries major - 96 credit points from one of the specified majors including: Creative and Professional Writing; Media and Communication; Drama and Performance; Entertainment; Fashion Communication; Interactive and Visual Design; Music and Sound; and Screen Content Production.

Information Technology component

You will complete:

  • six core units (72 credit points: 48cp + 24cp core options)
  • 10 major core units (120 credit points).

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.

Entry requirements

Guide to entry thresholds

OP 11

Rank 76

Course information set

Assumed knowledge

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

  • English
  • 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

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.

Course fees

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

2019: CSP $8,200 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may 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.

Find out 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:

View all undergraduate scholarships

You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.


How to apply for Bachelor of Creative Industries/Bachelor of Information Technology

You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you've:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for - you can apply for up to 6.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements.
  4. 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 (409872) because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

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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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