Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)
This course prepares you for diverse and agile career pathways in design, technology and innovation. It focuses on cutting-edge design skills, knowledge and capabilities needed for a contemporary designer to work across multiple fields, practices and contexts. You’ll undertake a series of interaction design studios focusing on industry-leading practices in human centered design, design thinking, experience design, service innovation and augmented reality. Opportunities for industry work experience, international study tours and to network with design industry professionals nationally and internationally, will ensure you graduate with one of the most versatile and contemporary skill sets in the sector. Career pathways available to you beyond the design industries include roles in game design, information technology, health, education, science and engineering, as well as business and enterprise. You will be prepared for employment opportunities across interaction design industries and in roles that are yet to emerge, including in areas such as web and mobile app design, interface design, user experience (UX) design or interaction (IxD) design, wearable fashion technology, interactive exhibition design, health technology innovation, data visualisation, smart home and virtual reality environments design, robotics design, communication design, and many more.
In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design). You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.
Standard entry requirements
Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don’t have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C). And for Accounting, Finance, Financial Planning, Economics and Marketing majors: General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).