Entertainment Industries, Bachelor

Entertainment Industries, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
Entertainment has never been more important. The entertainment industry is diverse and incorporates live performances, events, sport, online gaming, film, television, videos and radio productions. Producers of entertainment are not only focused on engaging existing audiences but also audiences of the future.


Why choose this course?

The Bachelor of Entertainment Industries will train you to work as an entertainment producer who will originate, design and run entertainment projects. The entertainment industries are thriving and growing in Brisbane, Australia and internationally. Entertainment is a recession-proof industry and is projected to be worth $2.1 trillion globally by 2017.

This course was designed in close collaboration with key producers in the entertainment industries. Strong industry involvement in the development and 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. Further, you will have the opportunity to supplement your studies in entertainment and gain additional career advantage by choosing a second major. Together, this diverse range of experience will prepare you for the business of producing entertainment in the modern world.

Career outcomes

Graduates may work as producers, researchers, publishers, agents or promoters within the growing entertainment industries. The industry is diverse and includes entertainment in the context of 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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Academic Requirements

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).

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28800 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28800 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • 2018: $28800 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

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.


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