Course Details

Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Course Location

Queensland

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Communication (Entertainment Industries)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Entertainment industries are constantly changing, especially in the digital era. This course equips students with the critical thinking skills and professional know-how to successfully navigate the dynamic creative practices, industrial structures and legal mechanisms in global industries such as film, television, music, games and sports. Students will learn how to research, implement and critically assess a range of strategic activities, from identifying talent, developing pitches and negotiating contracts to engaging culturally diverse audiences and evaluating the impact of new technologies. Students will benefit from an original and engaging curriculum design that includes fully integrated work experiences, practical, hands-on projects, global study excursions and cutting-edge research.

Structure

  • 288 credit points comprising 4 common units
  • an Entertainment Industries major
  • plus a second major (8 units), 2 minors (4 units each), or 1 minor (4 units) and 4 electives.

Subjects

  • Entertainment industries

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).

Study pathways

Pathways to Master of Teaching (Secondary) and 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.