Bachelor of Creative Industries

Course Code

11810

Version

9

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English or relevant TAFE diploma

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

72 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

CV1200:03   Effective Speaking

NM1101:03   Arts in Perspective

NM1801:03   Digital Media Tools

PT1410:03   Photography

Level 2

NM2000:03   Art, Artist, Environment

NM2001:03   Creative Industries

Level 3

NM3001:03   The Reflective Practitioner

NM3102:03   Professional Practice

Options

Select a major from the table below

PLUS

Select a minor from the table below

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 2 and 3 undergraduate subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any undergraduate subjects

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

24 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Media Design

Cairns

 

Performance

Cairns

 

Visual Arts

Cairns

 

Minors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

12 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MINOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Media Design

Cairns

 

Performance

Cairns

 

Visual Arts

Cairns

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

12 credit points

A candidate awarded the grade of Pass Conceded may, on publication of the examination result, apply to the relevant Head of School for permission to attempt to convert that grade to a Pass grade by undertaking relevant assessment tasks.

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

48 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 13 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

A maximum of 9 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 3.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

The major studied shall appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Additional honours year available

Eligibility

Completion of a pass degree in the Creative Arts with a GPA of 5.0 or higher: or

Other qualifications recognized by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above.

Submit proposal to Honours coordinator by November 30 of the year preceding study.