The course consists of common units, core units in information technology and new media design, specialist electives in new media design as well as electives from other areas of study within the University.
This course is available externally by distance learning for those who are not able to attend classes on campus on a regular basis. Distance learning requires reliable broadband internet access.
The Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Honours) is available for entry to suitable candidates with a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (New Media Design). The Bachelor of Science (Honours) is available to suitable candidates with a Bachelor of Information Technology.
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 320 credit points as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
Common units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below:
*Please note that students who wish to become members of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) must complete CUC106 instead of CUC100.
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability (new title from 2016)
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology
Select Common Units to find out more about individual units and advanced standing options.
Compulsory Core units totalling 220 credit points from units detailed below:
BIS134 System Analysis and Design (last offered 2015, removed from core)
SMP102 Introduction to Media Design (replaces CAI101 from 2018)
VIS140 Visual Arts Methods (repeatable) (replaces CAI102 from 2018)
HIT137 Software Now
HIT164 Computing Fundamentals
HIT172 Operating Systems and Applications (new title in 2013)
HIT174 Network Engineering Concepts
COM203 Global Communication Industries (recoded from BCC202 in 2018) (available from 2019)
BIS234 Database Concepts (recoded from HIT234 in 2013)
BIS243 Organisational Security
HIT226 Mobile Web Structures (recoded from HIT225 in 2013)
HIT237 Building Interactive Software
HIT238 The Mobile Paradigm
PMO201 Project Management
HIT326 Database-Driven Web Applications (recoded and new title from HIT325 in 2013)
HIT337 Distributed Development
HIT365 C Programming (previously HIT265)
HIT381 Human Computer Interaction Design
PMO301 Project x 2 (previously PMO302 and PMO303 from 2015)
Specialist Electives units totalling 80 credit points selected from the list of units detailed below:
NEW MEDIA DESIGN
VIS110 Visual Arts Foundation (recoded from SVA103 2018)
SMP101 Introduction to Screen Media (replaces NMD201 from 2018)
SMP201 Screen Production 1 (replaces NMD201 from 2018)
SMP203 Digital Media Design Studio 1 (replaces NMD203 from 2018)
SMP204 Digital Media Design Studio 2 (replaces NMD204 from 2018)
SMP301 Screen Production 2 (replaces NMD302 from 2018)
SMP303 Digital Media Project 1 (replaces NMD302 from 2018)
SMP304 Digital Media Project 2 (replaces NMD301 from 2018)
There are no elective units for this course.
|Total Credit Points
Of the total 320 credit points:
*Not more than 120 credit points may be taken from 100 level units
*A minimum of 40 credit points must be taken from 300 level units
*Not more than 40 credit points shall be included with a grade of "PT" or "PC" or "PS" (note special requirements for professional accounting recognition)
COURSE CHANGES AND TRANSITION ARRANGEMENTS - 2018
BCC202 is replaced by COM203
CAI101 is replaced by SMP102
CAI102 is replaced by VIS140
NMD201 is replaced by SMP101 and SMP201
NMD203 is replaced by SMP203
NMD204 is replaced by SMP204
NMD301 is replaced by SMP304
NMD302 is replaced by SMP301 and SMP303
SVA103 is replaced by VIS110
COURSE CHANGES AND TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS - 2016
Unit Title Changes
||New Title (2016)
||Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability
BIS134 has been discontinued from 2016 (last offered in 2015) and removed from Core Units. Students who have completed BIS134 will receive 10cp towards electives.