Diploma in Creative Industries
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Students learn about professional communication, key software applications, information management and plan their own careers in an exciting, fast-paced industry. Elective courses include media, writing, visual communication, graphic design and more. Students put their learning and talent into practice by developing reports, pitches, proposals and concept documents for innovative new products or services in the creative industries. For more information, visit Diploma in Creative Industries at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.


On successful completion of the diploma, students are eligible for entry into, and receive 96 units* of credit towards the Bachelor of Creative Industries.

*Maximum credit is possible only if students select relevant discipline electives in the Diploma that are required courses in the Bachelor degree, including in majors and minors; and also on the choice of major and minor. Credit might be limited due to insufficient elective space for introductory level courses.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; No prior study

Additional entry requirements

Applicants who have already completed a higher education qualification (AQF Level 5 or above or equivalent), excluding VET sector diplomas, are not eligible for entry into this program.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.


As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$12972 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Moreton Bay