CCQ201 The Digital Creative Economy and the Future of Work

This unit explores how changes in the broader digital creative economy impact on media and communication industries and the working lives of communication professionals. To develop effective communication strategies and pursue work opportunities, communication professionals need to have an understanding of how the new digital creative economy operates, emerging trends in the digital economy, and how to thrive in this environment as a digital communication professional. As such, the unit provides an advanced and critical understanding of the evolution of the broader digital creative economy, how it disrupts the communication and media industries, and the specific implications for the future of digital communication professionals.

Unit information

Unit code
CCQ201
Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School/Discipline
School of Communication
Study area
Creative practice, communication and design
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Session 1, 2020 3 February 2020 - 10 April 2020 QUT Online (Online)
Session 3, 2020 20 July 2020 - 25 September 2020 QUT Online (Online)
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Fees

Domestic fee-paying student fee
2020: $2,592
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2020: $2,592

Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Equivalents
CCN201

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
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Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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