Skip to content
Save Download PDF
Undergraduate

Bachelor of Design and Interactive Technologies Major Apps & Interactive Systems Development

Bachelor of Design and Interactive Technologies Major Apps & Interactive Systems Development (BDIT)
CRICOS: 103177G

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul

Overview

  • Looking to be a part of an exciting career that could take you anywhere in the world? Through apps development, game environment production, and exploring augmented systems, you will develop the cutting-edge skills required for entry and success in these emerging and exciting fields.
  • Learn how to integrate interactive systems in a range of disciplinary areas and specialise in creating content for screen and immersive virtual environments.
  • The Apps and Interactive Systems Development major offers possibilities for collaborative community‐based research projects, all of which will provide industry experiences and practice-based outcomes.

Further study

Upon successful completion of this degree, you can go on to study the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours).

Career outcomes

  • This degree presents many career possibilities, including web and mobile app design; user experience designer; motion graphics and animation; virtual reality and augmented systems; 2D and 3D design; digital projects, content and technology management; and as an interactive creative artist.

Entry requirements

To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 and 4, C)

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at Australian Year 12 high school level. Find out more about assumed knowledge.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
12-unit Apps & Interactive Systems Development major 12
1 x second 8-unit major*
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x elective courses
8
Total 24

*The second 8-unit major can be chosen from any approved 8-unit major in another discipline in the School of Creative Arts (e.g. Visual Art, TV/Radio, Film Production etc. providing all entry requirements are met) or from an another major outside of the creative arts in consultation and with approval from the degree director.

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Residential schools

If you are enrolled in the External study mode in this degree, you will have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools, where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.

Other requirements

While studying this degree, you will need to have access to personal storage space (e.g. portable external hard drive, cloud storage etc.). Online students will also need the required software and hardware for 2D, 3D, VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) applications.

Other majors

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 26880
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 26880

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Residential school costs

This degree includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 103177G

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2022 - Monday 21 February, 2022
  • Semester 2, 2022 - Monday 11 July, 2022
USQ staff member and international student smiling at the camera.

Got questions?

 

Begin your study journey today with Australia's #1 University for graduate starting salary* and start the degree that’s right for you.

*Good Universities Guide, 2022

Find out more