Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media) / Bachelor of Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

This double degree increases career options across communication and information technology fields. The communication program prepares students for professional roles in the rapidly evolving communication industries. The program analyses and seeks new applications for mass and niche media operations as well as recently evolved areas such as social media management. Students gain exposure to a broad range of communication literacies and local and international communication platforms through on-campus learning, international study experiences and engagement with world-leading research. Students will understand the importance of cultural diversity, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, in national and globalised communications environments. In the information technology program, students explore a wide range of areas such as networking, software engineering, data warehousing, business process modelling, enterprise systems, information management, web technologies, or digital societies. Work integrated learning and international exchanges provide opportunities to network and receive first-hand industry experience.

Structure

  • 384 credit points (32 units). Communication component: 192 credit points (16 units)
  • 4 core units and 12 major units. Information Technology component: 192 credit points (16 units)
  • 6 core units, 10 major units.

Subjects

  • Computer science
  • Digital media
  • Information systems

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)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

Recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is internationally recognised by the Seoul Accord.

Study pathways

Pathways to the 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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gardens Point International: $148,600 No information available Yes No information available
Kelvin Grove International: $148,600 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. 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.

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