Diploma in Creative Industries - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Diploma in Creative Industries

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Start building a creative career in just one year

Want to work in marketing, design, the arts or media? This program gives you an introduction to the creative industries, and shows you how to build a skillset and plan your own career.

Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 015701
  • Moreton Bay 014701
USC program code
UC102
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
1 year full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Other requirements
Applicants who have already completed a higher education qualification (AQF Level 5 and above, or equivalent), excluding VET sector diplomas, are not eligible for entry into this program. Proficiency in the English language is required for entry to all programs and courses and any international or domestic applicant from a non-English speaking background must satisfy the University's standard and program specific English language requirements.
Fee type 2022
Total courses
8
Total units
96

Want to work in marketing, design, the arts or media? This program gives you an introduction to the creative industries, and shows you how to build a skillset and plan your own career.

Learn about communication, technology, information management and teamwork, and put your skills into practice by developing a business proposal for an innovative new product or service in the creative industries.

You can also explore your career options with elective courses in media, journalism, writing, visual communication, graphic design and more.

On successful completion of the Diploma in Creative Industries, you will receive direct entry and up to 96 units* of credit towards USC's Bachelor of Creative Industries.

*Maximum credit is possible only if you select relevant discipline electives in the Diploma that are required courses in the Bachelor degree, including in majors and minors; and also on the choice of major and minor. Credit might be limited due to insufficient elective space for introductory level courses.

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