Bachelor of Creative Industries / Bachelor of Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

In this program, students learn to merge the creative and imaginative with the technical to develop sophisticated and innovative digital products. They are supported to develop a suite of complementary technology, digital media and creative skills. Students work in Creative Enterprise studios that offer authentic, problem-based activities; select from a range of creative industries and information technology majors to suit their individual interests and career aspirations; and develop skills in entrepreneurship and commercial links to creative start-ups. Work Integrated Learning (WIL) provides opportunities to network and receive first-hand industry experience.

Course Fee:

International: $147,400

Entry Requirements:

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


384 credit points (32 units). Creative Industries component: 192 credit points (15 units); 5 core units including a series of Creative Enterprise studio units; 2 specified introductory electives; a major (8 units). Information Technology component: 192 credit points (16 units); 6 core units, 10 major units. Students undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Subjects you can Study:

Computer science; Creative and professional writing; Drama and performance; Entertainment; Fashion communication; Information systems; Interactive and visual design; Media and communication; Music and sound; Screen content production

Study Pathways:

Pathways to Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours), Master of Information Technology, Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.


Australian Computer Society

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

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