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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (New Media Design)/Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Bachelor

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
BCNMIT

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. English Language Requirements All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.