Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Creativity is used in many areas of community and cultural development, youth arts, disability arts, and correctional services. Graduates of this course may work in roles that encourage the use of creative disciplines to support individuals and communities who are experiencing social or economic adversity. Students work in Creative Enterprise studios that offer authentic, problem-based activities; select from a range of creative industries majors to suit their individual creative interests and career aspirations; and develop skills in entrepreneurship and commercial links to creative start-ups. Professional placements and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) provide opportunities to network and gain insight into the many career pathways.
- 384 credit points. Creative Industries component: 192 credit points (15 units)
- 5 core units including a series of Creative Enterprise studio units
- 2 specified introductory electives
- a major (8 units). Human Services component: 192 credit points. Students undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.
- Aged services
- Child and family services
- Creative and professional writing
- Disability services
- Drama and performance
- Fashion communication
- Interactive and visual design
- Media and communication
- Music and sound
- Screen content production
- Youth services
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).
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).
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.
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Students require a current Blue Card and may require Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the placement components in this course. 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.