Bachelor of New Media Arts

Course Code

15910

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

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

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

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

NM1000:03   Introduction to New Media

NM1001:03   Digital Toolbox

NM1101:03   Arts in Perspective

Level 2

NM2000:03   Art, Artist, Environment

NM2001:03   Creative Industries

Level 3

NM3000:03   Connecting the Creative Arts

NM3001:03   The Reflective Practitioner

NM3102:03   Professional Practice

Options

Select a minor from the table below

Select a second minor from the table below

Select a major from the table below

Select 6 credit points of any level 1 or 2 undergrad subjects

Select 6 credit points of any level 2 or 3 undergrad subjects

Minors

Type of minor

Mandatory

Credit points in minor

12 credit points

Special requirements

 

MINOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Contemporary Theatre

Townsville

 

Illustration and Visual Media

Townsville

 

Media Design

Townsville

 

Music and Sound Media

Townsville

 

Photomedia

Townsville

 

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Credit points in major

Single only

Special requirements

12 credit points

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Contemporary Theatre

Townsville

 

Illustration and Visual Media

Townsville

 

Media Design

Townsville

 

Music and Sound Media

Townsville

 

Photomedia

Townsville

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

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

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject .However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation should apply.

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.

Other restrictions

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

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Majors shall appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 24 credit points of appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of Diploma of Creative Arts.

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 recognised  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 the study.