Bachelor of New Media Arts (Honours) [End-on]

Course c ode

15909

Version

2

Course t ype

Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree in the Creative Arts with a GPA of 5.0 or higher; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

as equivalent to the above.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Additional selection requirements

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

Special admission requirements

Nil

Post admission requirements

For flexible delivery option, computer and internet access is required.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course learning outcomes

JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.

In the context of a JCU graduate on successful completion of the Bachelor of New Media Arts with Honours graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to produce an original, technically competent, considered and communicative body of creative work or thesis that demonstrates coherent and advanced knowledge in the creative arts

  • Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through critical, creative and reflective thinking and practice

  • Research, interpret and communicate ideas proficiently and professionally in a range of communication modes as appropriate to a range of audiences

  • Work independently or collaboratively in the creative and performing arts disciplines in response to project demands

  • Critically reflect on the cultural significance, global traditions and theories informing creative arts practice

  • Generate and critically reflect on knowledge of arts industries or contemporary arts practices, including ethical, moral and/or sustainable practices.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

CV4041:03 Introduction to Research Methodology

CV4042:09 Honours Project (Part 1 of 2)

CV4043:03 Honours Seminar

CV4044:09 Honours Project (Part 2 of 2)

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

5 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 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

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A student who has failed a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period 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 will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 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 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed the course.

Other restrictions

A maximum of 3 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 4.

Award Details

Award title

BACHELOR OF NEW MEDIA ARTS (HONOURS)

Approved abbreviation

BNewMediaA(Hons)

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable