Bachelor of New Media Arts
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
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
72 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
NM1000:03 Introduction to New Media
NM1001:03 Digital Toolbox
NM1101:03 Arts in Perspective
NM2000:03 Art, Artist, Environment
NM2001:03 Creative Industries
NM3000:03 Connecting the Creative Arts
NM3001:03 The Reflective Practitioner
NM3102:03 Professional Practice
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
Type of minor
Credit points in minor
12 credit points
Type of major
Credit points in major
12 credit points
COURSE AVAILALE AT
Expected time to complete
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
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.
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.
48 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.
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.
A maximum of 9 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 3.
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.
Additional honours year available
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.