Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This combined program opens up a wide range of creative and business careers. Students graduate not only with advanced technical and creative skills but also with highly developed business knowledge. In the business component students complete a set of core units to gain a broad-based introduction to business principles and complement these studies with a business major. The creative writing component provides students with opportunities to work intensively on their writing in a number of forms and genres, including novels, short stories, creative non-fiction, memoir, genre writing, poetry, digital media, editing and new and emergent forms. In addition, the course builds specialist writing skills for professional applications via deep engagement with industry contexts. Students can also undertake project work to write a sustained work in a genre of their choice.
- 384 credit points (32 units). Business component: 192 credit points (16 units)
- 8 core units and 8 major units. Fine Arts component: 192 credit points (16 units)
- 2 core units and a Creative Writing major (14 units). Students undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.
- Creative writing
- Financial planning
- Human resource management
- International business
- Public relations.
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)
- And for Accountancy, Finance, Financial planning, Economics, and Marketing: General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).
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.
Bachelor of Business (Honours), Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy is available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course on the basis of completed or partially completed studies in a degree or diploma and other assessable learning outcomes.
|Campus||Fees||Entry||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Gardens Point||International: $130,500||No|
|Kelvin Grove||International: $130,500||No|
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. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.