Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)/Bachelor of Information Technology
Combine digital media and IT for careers in web design, graphic design, illustration, project management, web application design or social media management. Digital media is rapidly changing technology, business, and legal landscapes. The Digital Media major will help you stay ahead in this dynamic environment, whether your goal is to be a digital disruptor/entrepreneur, digital content creator, or leading edge analyst in the world of big data. This course lets you combine communication studies with an emphasis on digital innovation, practical skills, and industry placements and connections. Get industry experience through internships and work placements in government departments and agencies as well as media, advertising and public relations organisations. Our students have completed placements with Network Ten, Brisbane Festival, Hyperplex Cinemas and BBS Communications Group. In your third year you’ll investigate and engage with the local media sector, including contributing to the latest media platforms, and you’ll build your professional networks. We are a world leader in media and communication research, through our Digital Media Research Centre. If you’re a high-achieving student, you may like to consider research pathways including the option to progress to a PhD. Build a qualification that supports your interests and career aspirations and equips you with the skills to transform and shape the future through information technology. You can develop a career in web design, graphic design, web application development, illustration, video production and post-production, game design, project management or social media management. Get hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities and the skills required to be in demand as a problem solver and innovator in digital media. Benefit from strong industry connections with valuable insights into information technology and opportunities for internships here and overseas.
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 Communication (Digital Media) and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Information Technology. 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)
- General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)