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Overview

  • 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 code 409872
QUT course code ID03
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 4 years full-time
Start month 2018 & 2019 July, February
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Faculty
  • Creative Industries Faculty
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
Enquiries Ask a question about this course
CRICOS code 059227E
Careers
  • 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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Details

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.

Units

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

Minimum academic requirements

I completed my studies outside of Australia

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.

Don't meet the academic requirements? We can help!

We offer pathway courses to help you meet the academic requirements for this course.

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

Subject prerequisites
  • Maths A, B or C

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Assumed knowledge
  • 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).

Guide to entry cut-offs

These cut-offs are based on the previous application period. The actual cut-offs may be higher or lower.

OP 11
Rank 76
Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you completed secondary school in Australia and received an OP 1-5 or equivalent, and you meet the course prerequisites, you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

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
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • United States of America
  • 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
TOEFL iBT 79 16 16 21 18
Pearson PTE (Academic) 58 50 50 50 50
IELTS Academic 6.5 6 6 6 6
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 176 169 169 169 169
TOEFL iBT, IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.

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

We offer English language courses 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.

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: $31,600 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

2018: $29,400 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

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

These scholarships are available for this course:

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

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  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3
  2. Checked important dates
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements
  4. Checked costs and scholarships
  5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
  6. Gathered supporting documents

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