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Course information set

  • Learn the business, legal and creative skills needed for work in live performances, events, sport, online gaming, film, television, videos and radio production.
  • Graduates work as producers, researchers, publishers, agents or promoters within the growing entertainment industries.
  • Gain experience and contacts in your industry through professional industry placements and projects.
  • Choose independent study options where you can design and implement creative work.
QTAC course code421152
QUT course code KK35
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 3 years full-time
Start month 2018 February

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

Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Gardens Point
  • Creative Industries Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code 073552G
  • Entertainment Director
  • Entertainment Entrepreneur
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Producer
  • Promoter
  • Publisher


Producers of entertainment are focused on developing new opportunities for engaging audiences and delivering superior entertainment experiences. If you’re ready for the challenge of leadership in the evolving and rapidly growing entertainment industries, this course will inspire you. You’ll develop the necessary skills and knowledge in creativity, business and law, and be ready to start a career in the exciting global entertainment industries.

The entertainment industries are diverse and incorporate live performances, events, sport, online gaming, film, television, videos and radio productions. These recession-proof industries are thriving and growing locally and internationally, with a projected worth of $2.1 trillion globally by 2018.

Why choose this course?

The Bachelor of Entertainment Industries will train you to work as an entertainment producer who will conceptualise, design and run entertainment projects.

This course was developed in close collaboration with key producers in the entertainment industries, and strong industry involvement in the ongoing delivery of the course ensures you will benefit from practical experiences, original and engaging learning exercises, and direct contact with entertainment producers.

Currently, our industry partners include Nova radio in Brisbane, Warner Bros. Movie World theme park and Sony Music Entertainment. 

You will gain unique skills and knowledge from the combination of expertise in creative industries, business and law. You will also have the opportunity to gain additional career advantage by supplementing your studies with a second major. Together, this diverse range of experience will prepare you for the business of producing entertainment in the modern world.

Career outcomes

Our graduates work as producers, researchers, publishers, agents and promoters within the growing entertainment industries, in diverse areas such as events, large-scale performances, radio programming, theme parks and more. You will be employed by an organisation that produces entertainment or become self-employed in generating new forms of entertainment for the future.

Real success

Our graduates have found employment in careers such as:

  • music development at Universal Music Sydney
  • youth officer for Disney Cruiselines
  • events and promotions at Nova 106.9
  • event management at EB Games
  • music festival and promotions coordinator in Montreal
  • entertainment development with Matthew Hayden’s The Hayden Way cricket company
  • independent band manager and music blogger
  • head video producer at FIIK Skateboards
  • events at Suncorp Stadium
  • program developer at Cineplex, and
  • booking agent at The Harbour Agency. 


Download course structures and unit outlines for Bachelor of Entertainment Industries

Your course

To meet the requirements of this course, you must complete a total of 288 credit points comprising: 

  • Entertainment Industries core units - 192 credit points
  • Complementary studies - one 96 credit point second major; or two 48 credit point minors; or one minor and four unit options (electives)

Year 1

  • learn from real-life entertainment producers
  • visit entertainment companies
  • learn how entertainment works and the key characteristics of successful entertainment
  • analyse global entertainment genres and locations like Hollywood and Bollywood
  • introduction to the creative, business and legal sides of working as an entertainment producer

Year 2

  • learn how to sell your entertainment products
  • study marketing concepts, including segmentation and management information systems
  • understand services marketing, emarketing and strategic marketing
  • learn from entertainment lawyers about how the legal system affects entertainment production
  • work with entertainment producers and get advice on how to balance business and creativity
  • design proposals for entertainment projects

Year 3

  • focus on your transition into the workforce
  • contact Brisbane entertainment companies and map potential employers
  • learn how to manage an entertainment project
  • understand how marketing works in the various entertainment sectors
  • advance your knowledge on entertainment law including copyright, intellectual property and contract law
  • undertake industry placements and projects
  • graduate with professional experience and network contacts

Study overseas

Study overseas while gaining 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. Saving your electives for exchange will allow you the most flexibility. For more information, visit QUT student exchange.

Entry requirements

Guide to entry thresholds

OP 12

Rank 73

Course information set

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).

More about assumed knowledge

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.

2018: CSP $7,400 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 Entertainment Industries

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 (421152) 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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