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What will I learn?

Highlights

  • Provides pathway into Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication, and a range of other Creative Industries programs.
  • Develop academic and English language skills for successful study in the Bachelor degree program.
  • Complete in 8 months full-time. 12-month Diploma option available for February entry.
  • Successful graduates will receive up to 1 year of credit for prior learning (advanced standing) towards their chosen Bachelor degree.

Why choose this course?

Studying Diploma in Creative Industries at the QUT International College will fast-track your entry into the second year of QUT's Bachelor of Creative Industries (KK43) and Bachelor of Communication (KC40). You will develop academic skills which will help you become more confident with your university studies and dramatically improve your English skills, all while enjoying a complete university experience. Successful graduates will be guaranteed entry into your chosen QUT Creative Industries program with up to 1 year of advanced standing.

You will learn through university style lectures, tutorials and workshops with a focus on the development of independent learning skills. Smaller class sizes mean you get more individual attention from your teachers.

The Diploma in Creative Industries is equivalent to the first year of QUT’s Bachelor of Creative Industries (KK43) and Bachelor of Communication (KC40). It is also a premium pathway into a range of other QUT’s Creative Industries programs. On completion of the Diploma with the required results, you will receive up to 1 year of advanced standing and guaranteed place in your chosen Bachelor degree program. This pathway is an introduction to diverse knowledge, creativity and practical skills across a range of creative disciplines and provides additional academic and language support, preparing you for successful study in the QUT Creative Industries Faculty.

  • Study on campus as a QUT student with access to all services and facilities across the University.
  • On completion with the required results, receive a guaranteed place in one of the approved QUT Creative Industries programs with up to 1 year of advanced standing.
  • Study first year academic content.
  • Benefit from an interactive learning environment, with small classes and more contact hours.
  • Develop academic English language skills and progress without the need to take another IELTS test (or equivalent).

Progression to your related Bachelor degree

To progress into your chosen Bachelor degree you will need to meet the conditions listed in your offer letter, including:

successfully complete your Diploma with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 4.0 on a 7-point scale.

Which department am I in?

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) International College

CRICOS

081617G

Study options

Full Time (8 months)

Tuition fees
A$21,570.00 (12,01,671) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 October 2021

Venue

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road,

KELVIN GROVE,

Queensland,

4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.0 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.0 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.0 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 5; TOEFL iBT score of 56 with Listening, Reading score of 10, Writing score of 15 and Speaking score of 14; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 46 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 38; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 162 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 154.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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