Creative Industries Majors and Minors - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Creative Industries Majors and Minors

Majors and minors available in the Bachelor of Creative Industries

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Develop specialist skills through your choice of majors and minors.

Choose one of the below 'Required Majors'

Creative Writing and Publishing
Major

If you have a way with words and a passion for language, then consider studying Creative Writing and Publishing. Learn to master the art of storytelling and work towards your dream career as an author, editor, freelancer, or communications strategist.

Music
Major

Music is not just an art form, it’s a business. USC’s Music major is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to integrate into the music industry as a professional in a variety of roles.

Screen Media
Major

Screens are everywhere in the digital age and used as an important tool to educate, communicate and connect communities around the globe. Studying Screen Media will teach you how to make and distribute impactful screen content so that you can create meaningful stories and engender change in the world.

Theatre and Performance
Major

If you have a passion for the performing arts or aspire to a life on the stage, then consider studying Theatre and Performance. Your studies will allow you to experience the thrill of live performance and guide you towards success as a performer, director, educator, or stage manager.

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A second major or  two minors from the selection below

Digital Culture
Major Minor

If you are creatively minded and excited by the latest digital innovations, then consider studying Digital Culture. Focusing on design, USC’s multi-disciplinary curriculum gives you the freedom to specialise in either Digital Culture or Photographic Practice.

Journalism
Major Minor

If you enjoy keeping abreast of the latest in current affairs and want to experience the buzz of a newsroom, then consider studying Journalism. Journalists play an integral role in modern society, ensuring the public stays informed on the latest in local and global news.

Game Design
Major Minor

The gaming industry is one of the fastest and most innovative business sectors, with game design being used to create more than “just a game”. This unique program lets you build and apply skills in game design and development to address a range of real-world problems – using the universal appeal of play.

Game Art and Animation
Minor

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge required to design and create art and animation for both 2D and 3D games and interactive experiences.

Game Programming
Minor

Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming in the context of real-time game engines. The minor focusses on the essential skills and knowledge required for programmers in a game production environment.

Social Media
Major Minor

If you are excited by the latest updates in digital media and passionate about communication, consider a career in social media. Social media proficiency is a desirable skill in modern business and your studies will prepare you with the digital skills necessary for a flexible career in business or communications.

Visual Communication
Major Minor

If you are artistically minded and tech savvy, consider a career in visual communications. Gain the functional skills required to work as a graphic designer or creative director, or apply your acquired knowledge to a cross-disciplinary field.

Strategic Global Communication
Minor

If you are a critical thinker and wish to be a communicator of change, then consider studying Strategic Global Communications. Your studies will equip you with the transferable skills required for roles in strategic communications, public relations, digital media and more.

Photographic Practice
Minor

Develop photographic skills with a broad understanding of the technical, theoretical, social, ethical and political contexts of image creation and viewing. Guided by industry and discipline experts, you will explore various aspects of photographic practice within the creative industries, including landscape and environment, advertising, documentary, portraiture, architectural and studio.

Creative and Interactive Advertising
Minor

Standing out in the 21st century is a unique talent and a significant employment advantage. Studying a minor in Creative and Interactive Advertising will equip you with the skills you need to help brands and businesses succeed in a highly competitive digital market.

Fashion Studies
Minor

If you are creatively inclined and interested in learning how to commercialise your designs, consider a minor in Fashion Studies. You’ll learn and embed sustainable and ethical practices, and make a difference to the future of the fashion industry.

Interactive Media
Major Minor

This major is a unique combination of technology, design, art and the sciences. You will develop a detailed understanding of interactive design and how it influences our everyday lives. Through practical coursework, you will design and produce creative solutions to real-world problems and graduate with a portfolio of creative work, ready to present to future employers.

Music
Major Minor

Music is not just an art form, it’s a business. USC’s Music major is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to integrate into the music industry as a professional in a variety of roles.

Theatre and Performance
Major Minor

If you have a passion for the performing arts or aspire to a life on the stage, then consider studying Theatre and Performance. Your studies will allow you to experience the thrill of live performance and guide you towards success as a performer, director, educator, or stage manager.

Creative Writing and Publishing
Major Minor

If you have a way with words and a passion for language, then consider studying Creative Writing and Publishing. Learn to master the art of storytelling and work towards your dream career as an author, editor, freelancer, or communications strategist.

Screen Media
Major Minor

Screens are everywhere in the digital age and used as an important tool to educate, communicate and connect communities around the globe. Studying Screen Media will teach you how to make and distribute impactful screen content so that you can create meaningful stories and engender change in the world.