Creative Advertising - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Creative Advertising

The Creative Advertising major prepares you for creative and strategic roles in the dynamic advertising industry.

You’ll study communication and advertising theories and develop your practical skills through industry projects for real clients. You’ll also learn about copywriting, new media advertising, advertising planning and design.

This major develops your professional skills in communication, creative problem solving, teamwork, time management and leadership – transferable skills that are valuable in any career.

Career opportunities

Account executive, copywriter, creative director, account planner, art director, advertising designer.

Major (8)

For a major in Creative Advertising, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
CMN140 Introduction to Creative Advertising
  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
  • Online: Not Currently Offered
 
DES105 Design Methods
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
CMN204 Social Media: Content Curation and Creation
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 
CMN213 Editing for Professionals
  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
  • Moreton Bay: Not Currently Offered
  • Online: Not Currently Offered
 
CMN224 Advertising Campaigns
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
CMN226 Creative and Interactive Advertising
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 
DES211 Visual Identity
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 

PLUS select 1 course from:

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
CMN311 Industry Project 1: Communication, Creativity and Design
  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
  • Online: Not Currently Offered
Pre: Completed 192 units
CMN312 Industry Internship 1: Communication, Creativity and Design
  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
  • Online: Not Currently Offered
Pre: Course Coordinator Consent Required and Completed 192 units

*Available to be studied online

Minor (4)

For a minor in Creative Advertising, students must successfully complete 4 courses:

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
CMN140 Introduction to Creative Advertising
  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
  • Online: Not Currently Offered
 
CMN204 Social Media: Content Curation and Creation
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 
CMN224 Advertising Campaigns
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
CMN226 Creative and Interactive Advertising
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 

*Available to be studied online