This fully externalised course will be of interest to students wishing to combine the key attributes of information technology and new media design (web development), particularly those wishing to seek creative careers in the entertainment industries of games development, digital film, animation, sound design and web-based creative applications. Creative arts applications are combined with the latest IT techniques and technologies to equip students to satisfy current industry demands while being prepared to shape future industry developments. The course is also designed to attract mature-age students considering a change of career or who are interested in being creative and knowledgeable in the new media and technology industries. Career opportunities exist in the areas of web design, software development, interactive design, graphic design, digital media, film, television, gaming and music. Study opportunities are also provided to assist students to undertake sought-after industry training modules, including Cisco and Microsoft certifications. Graduates of this combined degree are awarded both the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (New Media Design) and the Bachelor of Information Technology.