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Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Brisbane, Australia
This Bachelor of Creative Industries program at University of the Sunshine Coast allows you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and talents, providing you with a range of skills and employment choices in the expanding creative industries sector and beyond.
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Overview

Creative Industries is one of the fastest growing, most dynamic and diverse employment sectors.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Creative Industries program at University of the Sunshine Coast, you’ll have strong creative and technical skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a professional portfolio that showcases your diverse talents.

In this program you will:

Develop specialist creative and technical skills in design, media, arts, and communication as well as entrepreneurial nous.

Choose from and combine a wide range of study areas, including theatre and performance, creative writing and publishing, screen media, music, fashion studies, creative advertising, social media, game design, public relations, and graphic design.

Gain practical experience and develop your network of professional contacts.

Undertake industry and research projects that will help you refine and showcase your knowledge and skills in the creative industries.

Career opportunities:

  • Performance creator
  • Screen media professional
  • Writer/publisher
  • Creative director
  • Musician
  • Graphic, 3D and/or e-media designer
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Advertising executive

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • The Language of Design
  • Animation and Visualisation Design
  • 3D Animation and Visualisation Design
  • 3D Design C
  • 3D Design E - Internship/Professional Project
  • 3D Design F - Professional Portfolio

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

CRICOS CODE 080099K

  • secondary study
  • TAFE/vocational studies
  • tertiary studies
  • bridging/preparatory study
  • other entry qualifications 
  • refer to Pathways to study for more information
  • have satisfied any subject prerequisites as specified in the 'Why study this program?' tab on your preferred program page. Refer to satisfying subject prerequisites for more information. Recommended prior study is not a prerequisite subject, but a recommendation as to what knowledge students should possess in the subject area.
  • have satisfied the English Language Proficiency requirements. If English is not your first language, you need to meet the minimum English language requirements for your chosen program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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