ATAR cut-off
63.20
77.35 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

482480
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
Mode of delivery

Combination of Online and Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Combination of Online and Face to Face

UON program code: 40041
CRICOS code: 092847B

Program handbook

Description

A Bachelor of Creative Industries degree provides students with the opportunity to shape their work in line with socio-cultural environments and cutting-edge innovations. The program offers students the choice to specialise in a chosen field of individual creative interest in the areas of Communication and Media, Creative and Performing Arts, Design, Information Technology, Music, Visual Art-Imaging Technologies, Visual Art-Studio Practices, and Writing and Publishing. These specialisations are built around a core of critical courses rich in entrepreneurial activity, business skills, digital literacies and social innovation. Students are encouraged to develop professional networks and work with a range of stakeholders and audiences.  By the end of the program students will have attained sought-after skills for future employment and entrepreneurial capacity.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Students will have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
  • Students will have a well-developed contextual understanding of the creative industries and the confidence to contribute creatively across a diverse range of social, cultural, economic and political environments
  • Students will have a responsible and adaptable ability to connect and collaborate across a diversity of local and global creative networks.
  • Students will have a demonstrated understanding of business and economic practices appropriate to the creative industries.
  • Students will have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge.
  • Students will have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas.
  • Students will have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence.
  • Students will have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas.
  • Students will have demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
  • Students will have demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts.
  • Students will have demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice in collaboration with others within broad parameters.
  • Students will have well-developed understanding and application of imaginative, critical and conceptual approaches to innovative thinking and creative production.

Details

Information correct as at21st Oct 2017 11:13pm
Program code40041
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Combination of Online and Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 3 years full-time.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian
Callaghan Campus63.2077.35

Find out more about ATARs

Assumed knowledgeAny two units of English
Recommended studiesOne or more of Advanced English, Drama, Design and Technology, Information Processes and Technology, Music, Software Design and Development, Video and Digital Imaging, Visual Arts
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Education and Arts
Contributing schools
  1. School of Creative Industries
  2. School of Humanities and Social Science
  3. School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code092847B

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.  Admission information for Australian students and residents is available here.  Admission information for international is available here. You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Check your eligibility here.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

240 units

Program duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

This program requires the successful completion of 240 units. Students must complete one of the following pathways:

Pathway options

  1. 120 units of Core Courses plus Single Major option - One 80 unit Major, 30 units of Directed Courses from the directed course list and 10 units of Electives; OR
  2. 120 units of Core Courses plus a Double Minor option -Two 60 unit minors. This option utilises the 10 unit elective in one of the minors.  The elective must be chosen from the minor directed course list; OR
  3. 120 units of Core Courses plus 110 units of Directed Courses from the Directed Course list and 10 units of Electives.

Students must complete between 40-100 units at each level (1000 level, 2000 level, and 3000 level). Please ensure you do not exceed 100 units at each level.

Students must only complete courses that form part of the program.

Major A major is comprised of 80 units of directed courses chosen from one of the major directed course lists.  Level requirements are as follows:

  • 20 units at 1000 level
  • 20 units at 2000 level
  • 40 units at 3000 level

Within the Design Major to meet the above requirements students undertake 40 units of directed courses from within the major directed course list, 20 at 1000 level and 20 at 2000 level. The 40 units of 3000 level study is made up of DESN3051, DESN3052 and 20 units of core courses CIND3002 / CIND3003. Students undertaking this major then take an additional 20 units of directed courses, these courses can be chosen from any directed course list within the program. 

Suggested Enrolment Pattern of Directed Courses for students undertaking a Design Major

YEAR 1

DESN1011 Design Projects 1: Visual Design Experimentation (10 units)

DESN1021 Design Projects 2: Visual Design Thinking (10 units)

YEAR 2

DESN2031 Design Projects 3: Designing for Print and Graphic Environments (20 units)

AND

DESN2041 Design Projects 4: Designing for Screen and Movement (20 units)

YEAR 3

DESN3051 Design Projects 5A: Design Directions 1 (10 units)

DESN3052 Design Projects 5B: Design Directions 2 (10 units)

Minor A minor is comprised of 60 units of directed courses chosen from one of the major directed course lists. Level requirements are as follows:

  • 20 units at 1000 level
  • 20 units at 2000 level
  • 20 units at 3000 level

Suggested Enrolment Pattern of Directed Courses for students undertaking a Design Minor

YEAR 1

DESN1011 Design Projects 1: Visual Design Experimentation (10 units)

DESN1021 Design Projects 2: Visual Design Thinking (10 units)

YEAR 2

DESN2031 Design Projects 3: Designing for Print and Graphic Environments (20 units)

OR

DESN2041 Design Projects 4: Designing for Screen and Movement (20 units)

YEAR 3

DESN3051 Design Projects 5A: Design Directions 1 (10 units)

DESN3052 Design Projects 5B: Design Directions 2 (10 units)

 

All students, please note:

  1. Each course may only be counted towards a single major or minor or as an elective.
  2. When you have successfully completed your program, your transcript will specify completed majors but will not specify completed minors.
  3. Full-time enrolment (80 units per year) will enable program completion in 3 yrs. Students may enrol in less per year but completion will take proportionately longer.

Electives 10 units


Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.

Additional documents


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CIND1000Introduction to the Creative Industries
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIND1001What is Creativity
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIND1002Making Meaning: Visual Art and Performance
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND1003Making Meaning: Design and Media
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND2000Creative Collaborations
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND2001Effective Management in the Creative Industries
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND3000Distribution, Markets, and AudiencesNot currently offered10 units
CIND3001Business Models, Professional Practice and EthicsNot currently offered10 units
CIND3002Major Project ANot currently offered20 units
CIND3003Major Project BNot currently offered20 units

Communication and Media

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CMNS1000Introduction to Digital Communication
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS1005Media Production: Cinematography
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS1090Introduction to Professional Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS1230Foundations of Media Production
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS1280Introduction to Journalism
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS1290Introduction to Public Relations
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2160Media Production: Documentary
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2280Feature Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS2300Radio Journalism
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2500Developing Multimedia Publications
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2600Audience Studies
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2710Public Relations Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS2800Creative Industries Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS3310Communication, Creativity & Cultural Production
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3320International Media Studies
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3333Television Journalism
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3440Media Production: Screen Drama
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3510Advanced Public Relations Studies
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Creative and Performing Arts

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CAPA1001Creative and Performing Arts 1
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CAPA1020Introduction to Drama and Performance
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CAPA1080Introduction to Drawing, Painting and SculptureNot currently offered10 units
CAPA2001Creative and Performing Arts 2
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CAPA2020Painting, Sculpture and New MediaNot currently offered10 units
CAPA2410Australian Theatre and Performance
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CAPA2710Acting 2
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CAPA3001Creative and Performing Arts 3
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CAPA3002Creative and Performing Arts 4
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CAPA3820Writing for Performance 1
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CAPA3850Acting 3
  • Summer 3 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CAPA3900Performance Exercise
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Design

Directed Courses

Choose 60 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of the Design major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. Students must take DESN3051; DESN3052 and 20 units from either CIND3002 or CIND3003 to fulfil the requirements of this major. Students undertaking this major must take an additional 20 units of directed courses to fulfil the requirements of the program. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level. Please see the above Program Requirements for the suggested enrolment pattern for students undertaking a Design Major/Minor.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
DESN1011Design Projects 1: Visual Design Experimentation
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
DESN1021Design Projects 2: Visual Design Thinking
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
DESN1101Design Fundamentals
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
DESN1102Graphic Design in Practice
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
DESN2031Design Projects 3: Designing for Print and Graphic Environments
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
20 units
DESN2041Design Projects 4: Designing for Screen and Movement
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
20 units
DESN3051Design Projects 5A: Design Directions 1
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
DESN3052Design Projects 5B: Design Directions 2
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Information Technology

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
INFT1000Information Technology in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
INFT1004Introduction to Programming
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT1201Digital Technologies for Media and Entertainment
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
SENG1050Web Technologies
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
SENG1110Object Oriented Programming
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2016Media Production: Social and Interactive Media
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
DESN28033D Animation
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT2012Application Programming
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
INFT2150Business Analysis
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
SENG2260Human-Computer Interaction
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
EBUS3050The Digital Economy
  • Trimester 1 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT3100Project Management
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
INFT3950Games Design
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT3960Games Production
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Music

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MUSI1181Film Music
  • Winter - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1441The Music Industry
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1443The Musician in Society
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1705Digital Proficiency in Music
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2701Sound Engineering
  • Summer 3 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2702Film Music: Soundtrack Creation
  • Winter - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2705Digital Music ProductionNot currently offered10 units
MUSI2706Music Digital Editing
  • Winter - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3001Creative and Performing Arts 3
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CAPA3900Performance Exercise
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
MUSI3102Researching Australian Music
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI3602Music Research Studies
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Visual Art Imaging Technologies

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
AART1100Critical Studies 1: Imaging Technologies
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1230Creative Enquiry 2D
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1400Creative Enquiry Photomedia
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1410Creative Practice Photomedia
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2100Australian Art
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2110Visual Analysis
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2260Principal Studio 1 (2D or 3D or Photomedia)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2270Principal Studio 2 (2D or 3D or Photomedia)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3105Contemporary Issues in Art
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3230Interdisciplinary Painting
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3240Photomechanical Methods in Print
  • Summer 3 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3430Alchemy
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3462Screen
  • Summer 3 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3780Experimental Drawing
  • Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Visual Art Studio Practices

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
AART1110Critical Studies 2: Studio Practices
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1240Creative Practice 2D
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1300Creative Enquiry 3D
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1310Creative Practice 3D
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2100Australian Art
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2110Visual Analysis
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2260Principal Studio 1 (2D or 3D or Photomedia)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2270Principal Studio 2 (2D or 3D or Photomedia)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3130Museology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3220Painting Concepts, Modes and Media
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3250The Print as Object
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3330Multi-Media Sculpture
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3340Paper as Form
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3360Experimental Ceramics
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3790Observational and Expressive Drawing
  • Summer 3 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Writing and Publishing

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, with a minimum of 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level. For a minor, choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CMNS1090Introduction to Professional Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
ENGL1201Creative Writing: Introduction
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CMNS2280Feature Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS2710Public Relations Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2018 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
ENGL2101Creative Writing: The Art of Short Fiction
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ENGL2102Creative Writing: Creative Non-fiction
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
CAPA3490Writing and Devising for PerformanceNot currently offered10 units
CMNS3180Screenwriting (Drama)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGL3000Advanced Studies in English and Writing
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
20 units
ENGL3006Writing the SelfNot currently offered10 units
ENGL3301Creative Writing: Poetry and Poetics
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGL3302Creative Writing: The Art of the Novel
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ENGL3401Principles of Editing and Publishing
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Electives

Complete 10 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

10 units

Honours

Students who perform well during the Bachelor of Creative Industries degree with a credit average (GPA of 5.0) or greater, may undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree. The Honours degree allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest.


Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online