Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Data Science
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens Point&Kelvin Grove

Course outline

Understand the function and influence of communication and develop comprehensive knowledge of data science tools and techniques to apply and clearly convey the insights gained from extracting knowledge from data. The communication component develops expertise in written, spoken, visual and digital formats across local and international communication platforms. The data science component covers the necessary theory and the practical tools for data acquisition, storage, management, processing, analysis and visualisation. Ethical considerations, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills are all given first-class coverage.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Data Science at QUT.

Majors

Refer to Bachelor of Communication.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card may be required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
84.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Data science communicator in roles across, but not limited to, advertising, finance, investment, data analytics, defence and national security, research, information technology, engineering modelling and simulation, environmental science, health, management, marketing, logistics, media, and education.

Membership

Refer to Bachelor of Communication

Course Code
419962
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$9190 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts, Information technology, Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane