Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This degree has been developed to reflect the growing importance of creative and experience-based industries in Australia's economic future. Central to the degree is a practice-based program with built-in internships combining online and experiential learning with industry experience. There is an option to study overseas for a session at a UTS partner university in Asia, the Americas or Europe. Taking a trans-disciplinary approach, the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation utilises multiple perspectives from diverse fields, integrating a range of industry experiences, real-world projects and self-initiated proposals, equipping graduates to address the wicked problems, complex challenges and untapped opportunities in today's world. This course provides an understanding of important aspects of business management and offers a choice of majors and sub-majors, as well as a variety of international exchange options. By focusing on the high-level conceptual thinking and problem-solving practices that lead to the development of innovative, creative and entrepreneurial outcomes, students of this combined degree also gain leading edge capabilities which are highly valued in the globalised world, including critical and creative thinking, invention, complexity, innovation, future scenario building and entrepreneurship, and the ability to work independently across disciplines. These creative intelligence competencies enable graduates to navigate in a rapidly changing world.
Students must complete 240 credit points, comprising 144 credit points of business subjects and 96 credit points of creative intelligence and innovation subjects. The creative intelligence and innovation subjects are undertaken in accelerated form within July and Summer sessions during the first three years of study, and through one full year of study after completion of the professional degree. The Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation is not offered as a separate degree, but is completed only in combination with the professional degree program. The course can be completed in a minimum of four years of full-time or eight years of part-time study. In the final year of the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation, students can undertake between 6 and 12 credit points of internship (work experience) that relates to innovation in their research, career development or core degree specialisations. For students undertaking 12 credit points of internship, international internships may be negotiated.
- Creative intelligence and innovation
- Creative practices and methods
- Human resources
Standard entry requirements
- Australian Year 12 qualification, AQF Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
- Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
- Or AE5: Pass
- Or PTE: 58-64
- Or CAE: 176-184.
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Career options include jobs in accounting, banking, economics, finance, financial services, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, marketing communication, sport or tourism management. By being creative thinkers, initiators of new ideas, scenario planners, global strategists, open network designers or sustainable futures innovators within their chosen field of study, graduates maximise the potential of their chosen profession, making them highly sought after graduates with the ability to identify and develop solutions to some of the most complex issues that face their disciplines and society.