Bachelor of Business (Advertising)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Queensland University of Technology

Course description

QUT offered the first comprehensive advertising degree in Australia and it is still a leader in its approach to innovative advertising education. This real-world program covers all areas of advertising operation, including account management, planning, and media, creative and digital. It connects strongly with the advertising industry on a local level and with the advertising discipline internationally. In this course, you will learn about the theory and practice of advertising, develop the technical understanding to undertake market and audience research, and delve into the psychological habits of the consumer. You will also develop tactical skills in the key professional areas of advertising copywriting and media planning. On a more strategic level, you will learn about creating advertising campaigns and managing client–agency relationships. Studying advertising at QUT will equip you to begin a successful career in the creative and demanding world of advertising. Real-world learning The advertising industry is a network, and one which QUT is strongly connected to. Our School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations interacts with the industry, sponsoring events and drawing from the industry a talented pool of guest lecturers. Our lecturers have worked in the industry, and bring real-world experience and in-depth theoretical underpinnings to the classroom. AMPed, the student association for QUT advertising, marketing and public relations students is another link to the real world. Through AMPed you can access industry professionals, and find out about events run by professional bodies. It's also a great way to meet your peers, and create your own career networks. In the capstone unit, Advertising Campaigns, you will work as part of a team to create a real-world advertising campaign. You will research a client's advertising problem, identify strategies to solve it and deliver the creative solutions. Career outcomes QUT has a long-standing reputation for producing highly employable graduates. Our alumni work around the world in a range of rewarding careers in advertising, including: advertising account executive digital strategist copywriter planner media buyer advertising strategist. Graduates find work in advertising agencies and media companies and as in-house specialists in larger organisations.

  • Start date 23-JUL-2018
  • Duration 3 years
  • International Cost AUD $28700 per year
  • Qualification Bachelor degree
  • Study mode Full time