Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This double degree gives you the opportunity to apply your business skills within the exciting industry of digital environments and electronic games. You will not only expand your business skills but also your creative skills through the development of digital environments and other forms of interactive media. You will learn to apply your critical creative thinking to identify issues and solve problems related to various technical, creative and cultural aspects of games development. Creativity and innovation are strong skills to have in business. Having a business background gives you a competitive advantage over other games and interactive entertainment graduates as it gives you the knowledge of how business works. You will understand issues related to people and process management in games development and demonstrate the ability to be an effective leader and innovator. You will develop lifelong skills to enable you to continuously improve games and interactive entertainment. In the business component of this double degree, you will gain broad-based business knowledge and skills that will prepare you for any business role, along with the specialist skill and knowledge in your choice of business major. In the games and interactive environments component, you will have the opportunity to develop your creative skills in the area of your chosen major in either animation, game design or software technologies. In your final year you will participate in a major group project to produce a significant piece of work using PC, mobile devices, consoles or virtual reality.

Course Fee:


International: $144,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent: English (4, SA) and Maths A, B or C (4,SA)

Structure:

Completion of 384 credit points comprised of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business program and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments program.

Subjects you can Study:

Business: Accountancy; Advertising; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Human resource management; International business; Management; Marketing; Public relations. Games and Interactive Environments: Animation, Game design, Software technologies

Further information:

Graduates may find employment in management roles within the games and interactive environments industry, such as project manager, production manager, producer, content manager, business development manager, product manager or marketer. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors.

Recognition:

The Software Technologies major of the Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is internationally recognised by the Seoul Accord. Subject to choice of Business major and units: CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. Account Planning Group Australia, the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association, the Australian Direct Marketing Association, the Communications Council, Youngbloods and nGen. Economics Society of Australia. Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Australian Human Resources Institute, Society of Human Resource Management (USA), Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Training and Development. Australian Institute of Export, the Logistics Association of Australia and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Australian Marketing Institute, the Market Research Society of Australia, the Australian Institute of Management, the American Marketing Association, Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Australian Institute of Export. Public Relations Institute of Australia. Financial Planning Association.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 4 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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