Queensland University of Technology
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a leading Australian university with an excellent graduate employment rate, global connections and a world-class record in applied research. QUT has over 40,000 students from more than 100 countries, and offers more than 650 undergraduate and postgraduate course options across six multi-disciplinary faculties.It has won more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian University (Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards). QUT’s close links to the community and local and international industry put it at the forefront of real world engagement. The university is ranked Australia's top university under 50 years old and 26th in the world in the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 (2013).
QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty
QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty (CIF) is a global pioneer of the creative industries concept, and leads the way in this continually evolving environment. The Faculty is located at the Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses. The Kelvin Grove campus also includes the state of the art Creative Industries Precinct alongside research centres and creative enterprises, CIF is not only training the creative workforce, but also working with industry and government to grow the sector.
The Bachelor of Media and Communication is a highly sought after degree with a world-class reputation. In both 2010 and 2012, it received the highest possible ranking of 5 ("well above world standard") in the area of Communication and Media Studies, under the Australian government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) framework. This result is a reflection of the performance and output of researchers who are closely involved with the undergraduate program in both Brisbane and Hong Kong. The discipline has close working relationships with government and industry, and is located in the state of the art Creative Industries Precinct at the Kelvin Grove Campus and the CIF is one of the top research centres for Media and Communication in Australia.