Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Creative Industries - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Creative Industries

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Prepare for a creative business career

Combine your creative passion with industry-relevant business skills through a flexible double degree that opens a world of opportunities. You’ll develop broad skills in key areas like management, marketing, communication and entrepreneurship, and can choose to pursue your creative interests by specialising in music, social media, creative writing, fashion studies and more. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to take advantage of the diverse opportunities on offer in a range of dynamic and growing creative and digital industries, as well as traditional industries.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
0101332
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2022
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$97,600
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2022 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 017111
  • Moreton Bay 014111
  • Online 015043
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 52.00 Rank - 52
USC program code
AB307
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total courses
32
Total units
384

Combine your creative passion with industry-relevant business skills through a flexible double degree that opens a world of opportunities. You’ll develop broad skills in key areas like management, marketing, communication and entrepreneurship, and can choose to pursue your creative interests by specialising in music, social media, creative writing, fashion studies and more. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to take advantage of the diverse opportunities on offer in a range of dynamic and growing creative and digital industries, as well as traditional industries.

In this degree you will:

  • Study the fundamentals of contemporary business, and develop the skills and mindset you need to succeed as an entrepreneur
  • Develop specialist creative and technical skills and build your professional portfolio
  • Gain hands-on experience through internships and work placements, and grow your professional network
  • Equip yourself with the core skills sought by employers and clients, including critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication.
Majors

Sunshine Coast
Business majors: Business Administration; Digital Futures; Economics and Finance; Human Resource Management; Marketing; Small Business Management; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management;

Creative Industries majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Music; Screen Media; Theatre and Performance

Moreton Bay
Business majors: Business Administration; Digital Futures; Human Resource Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management

Creative Industries majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Screen Media

Online

Business majors: Business Administration; Digital Futures; Economics and Finance; Human Resource Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management

Creative Industries majors: Creative Writing and Publishing;  Screen Media

Career opportunities

Depending on the major chosen:

  • Business manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing coordinator
  • HR manager
  • Innovation manager
  • Communications professional
  • Market researcher
  • Writer/publisher
  • Creative director
  • Advertising executive
  • International business
  • Tourism and hospitality manager

Please note that not all study components and/or combinations of study components included in this program may be able to be completed in the minimum duration. Please contact the Program Coordinator if you require written confirmation prior to accepting a place in this program.

Please note: 

All required courses are available online. (Note: some majors/minors may not be available online.) If you wish to study online and are intending to apply for credit for previous studies, please contact Student Central to discuss your options. Please note that some online courses may require some attendance at a USC campus to support your learning.

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