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What will I learn?

This double degree gives you the opportunity to apply your business skills within the exciting industry of digital environments and electronic games. You will not only expand your business skills but also your creative skills through the development of digital environments and other forms of interactive media. You will learn to apply your critical creative thinking to identify issues and solve problems related to various technical, creative and cultural aspects of games development. Creativity and innovation are strong skills to have in business.

Having a business background gives you a competitive advantage over other games and interactive entertainment graduates as it gives you the knowledge of how business works. You will understand issues related to people and process management in games development and demonstrate the ability to be an effective leader and innovator.

In the business component of this double degree, you will gain broad-based business knowledge and skills that will prepare you for any business role, along with the specialist skill and knowledge in your choice of business major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations.

In the games and interactive environments component, you will have the opportunity to develop your creative skills in the area of your chosen major in either animation, game design or software technologies. In your final year you will participate in a major group project to produce a significant piece of work using PC, mobile devices, consoles or virtual reality.

By combining these degrees you will not only expand your business skills but also your creative skills through the development of digital environments and other forms of interactive media. In the business component of this double degree, you will gain broad-based business knowledge and skills that will prepare you for any business role, along with the specialist skills and knowledge in your choice of business major. In the games and interactive environments component you will have the opportunity to develop your creative skills in the area of your chosen major.

Other study options

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments
Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments/Bachelor of Mathematics
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments

Highlights

Gain a competitive advantage over other games and interactive environments graduates with highly developed business knowledge.
Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
Be a part of Queensland’s leading video game industry, responsible for titles such as Hellboy and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.
Specialise in animation, digital media, game design or software technologies
Major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Career outcomes

Graduates may find employment in management roles within the games and interactive environments industry, such as project manager, production manager, producer, content manager, business development manager, product manager or marketer.

Possible careers

Account Executive
Accountant
Advertising Professional
Advertising and New Media Professional
Animator
Banker
Banking and Finance Professional
Branding Specialist
Certified Practicing Accountant
Computer Game Programmer
Computer Games Developer
Digital Communication Specialist
Digital Content Designer
Digital Content Producer
Digital Strategist
Economist
Financial Advisor/Analyst
Forensic Accountant
Games Developer
International Business Specialist

Which department am I in?

QUT Business School

CRICOS

092651C

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,900.00 (18,68,308) per year

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

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus,

2 George Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an aggregate score of 28. IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (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 4.4 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 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

Subject prerequisites

Maths A, B or C

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

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

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