Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design) / Bachelor of Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

This program prepares students for diverse and agile career pathways in design, technology and innovation. It includes a series of interaction design studios focusing on industry-leading practices in human-centred design, design thinking, experience design, service innovation and augmented reality. Students can also 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. The program includes opportunities to undertake industry work experience, attend international study tours and to network with industry professionals nationally and internationally. Career pathways include roles in game design, information technology, health, education, science and engineering, as well as business and enterprise. Graduates will also be suited to create their own employment opportunities in emerging technologies such as wearable fashion technology and robotics.

Structure

  • 384 credit points (32 units). Design 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
  • Information systems
  • Interaction design

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

Design: Graduates qualify for membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), the professional body for Australian designers. Information Technology: 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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $141,700
  • ATAR: 70
No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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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