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Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media)
Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media)

Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media)

  • ID:UC610090
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$29,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$29,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

- Year 12 ATAR

- other Australian Qualification

- work experience

- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.

More information is available on our Alternative Entry page:

English requirement

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


Course Information

Take the digital media world by storm

From the mobile phone to the game console, digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate, learn and play. It’s an area of the economy that’s growing in importance and one which is predicted to see job growth into the foreseeable future. The University of Canberra’s Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media) is a specialist course that focuses on the essential practical knowledge needed to create complex interactive media.

You’ll gain up-to-date skills using industry-standard technologies in virtual and augmented reality, digital photography, digital audio, interactive fiction, video and animation to create digital media stories and experiences for the 21st century. You’ll graduate with the expertise needed to find work in this flourishing creative industry and, more importantly, the knowledge that you can adapt to whatever the future holds.

Study a Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media) at UC and you will:

  • identify and anticipate emerging technological trends and adapt your knowledge and skills to a changeable industrial context

  • systematically and critically analyse digital and interactive media works and production processes, and efficiently communicate your evaluation

  • create advanced digital media artefacts and systems which combine multiple media forms using advanced technical skills and knowledge

  • discuss the concepts, theories and knowledge related to digital and interactive media and apply this knowledge to improve technical production processes

  • work effectively in production environments which mirror those found in digital and interactive media workplaces.

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Year 1

  • Semester 1

  • Arts Core Major Unit

  • Arts Core Major Unit OR Open Elective Unit

  • Media Worlds (11130)

  • Professional Orientation (Arts) (10333)

  • Semester 2

  • One Open Elective Unit

  • Arts Core Major Unit OR Open Elective Unit

  • Arts Core Major Unit

  • Pixels and Polygons (11013)

Year 2

  • Semester 1

  • Arts Core Major Unit OR Open Elective Unit

  • Engineering Reality (11132)

  • One Open Elective Unit

  • Space, Time and Form (11131)

  • Semester 2

  • Character Design and Animation (11133)

  • Professional Practice 1: Work Integrated Learning (11017)

  • Sound Design (11134)

  • Arts Core Major Unit OR Open Elective Unit

Year 3

  • Semester 1

  • Professional Practice 2: Work Integrated Learning (11018)

  • Two Open Electives Units

  • Real Time Environments (11135)

  • Semester 2

  • Two Open Electives Units

  • Illuminated Bits (11136)

  • Professional Evidence (Arts) (11112)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Digital media manager

  • Game designer

  • Special effects designer

  • Digital media producer

  • Animator

  • Videographer

  • Digital media adviser

  • Digital media designer

  • Motion graphics designer

  • Digital media strategist

  • Mobile developer

  • Game artist

  • Communications manager

  • Multimedia artist

  • Digital media sales manager

  • Digital photographer

  • Digital media artist

  • Virtual and augmented reality designer

  • Sound designer

  • Independent digital media specialist

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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