The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
60.60
72.80 (Median SR)
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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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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

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

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
Fees

AUD33,350 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • A responsible and adaptable ability to connect and collaborate across a diversity of local and global creative networks.
  • A demonstrated understanding of business and economic practices appropriate to the creative industries.
  • Cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge.
  • Cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas.
  • Cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence.
  • Communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas.
  • Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
  • Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts.
  • Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice in collaboration with others within broad parameters.
  • Well-developed understanding and application of imaginative, critical and conceptual approaches to innovative thinking and creative production.

Details

Information correct as at21 Nov 2019 10:50 AM
Program code40041
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 3 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian
Newcastle City Precinct60.6072.80

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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. During the admission process adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank.  Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

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 for more information on applying 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 students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

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 and 40 units of Electives; OR
  2. 120 units of Core Courses plus a Double Minor option -Two 60 unit minors. This option utilises 40 units of Electives as part of the minors; OR
  3. 120 units of Core Courses plus 80 units of Directed Courses from the Directed Course list and 40 units of Electives.

Students must complete a minimum of 40 units at each level (1000 level, 2000 level, and 3000 level) with no more than 100 units at the 1000 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.

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

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.

 


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


Transition arrangements

Effective Semester 1 2020, there have been changes to the courses for the Bachelor of Creative Industries Majors for 2020 implementation.

The requirements of the major and minors have not changed.

Major:  80 units - Choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 40 units at 3000 level.

Minor: 60 units - Choose 20 units at 1000 level, 20 units at 2000 level and 20 units at 3000 level.

Courses completed pre-2020 will count towards the 2020 and beyond program requirements.

For students who commenced the program prior to 2019 please refer to the 2020 Bachelor of Creative Industries Major Changes in the Additional Documents Section for more details.

Effective Semester 1, 2019  the two Visual Arts Majors (Imaging Technologies and Studio Practices) will be amalgamated into one Visual Arts Major. In addition some AART courses will have a name change and some courses will change course levels.

Students who commenced the program prior to 2019 and who were enrolled in Visual Arts Imaging Technologies or the Visual Arts Studio Practices majors/minors will be transferred to the new Visual Arts major. AART Courses completed pre-2019 will count towards the 2019 program requirements.

Students are to complete the 2019 course and program/major/minor requirements if they have not already successfully completed the equivalent course in 2018 or prior. 


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 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND1001What is Creativity
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND1002Making Meaning: Visual Art and Performance
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND1003Making Meaning: Design and Media
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND2000Creative Collaborations
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND2001Effective Management in the Creative Industries
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND3000Distribution, Markets, and Audiences
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND3001Business Models, Professional Practice and Ethics
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIND3002Major Project A
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
CIND3003Major Project B
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Communication and Media

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, 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
CAPA1030Dynamic Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Winter - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CMNS1000Digital and Social Media
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS1090Media Storytelling
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS1230Foundations of Media Production
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS1240Mobile Media Making
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2005Cinematography
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2080Virtual Places
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2130Sound Production
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2180Screenwriting
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2280Feature Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS2300Audio Journalism
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2320News Media
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2600Audience Participation and Interaction
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS2700Communication Research and Data Analytics
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2800Creative Industries Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS3150Podcasting
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3160Documentary
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3310Communication, Creativity & Cultural Production
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CMNS3320Global Trends in Media and Communication
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3440Short Film Production
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS3600Sound for Interactive MediaNot currently offered10 units

Creative and Performing Arts

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, 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 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA1020Introduction to Drama and Performance
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA1030Dynamic Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Winter - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA1700Acting 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA2001Creative and Performing Arts 2
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA2410Australian Theatre and Performance
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA2710Acting 2
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3001Creative and Performing Arts 3
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3002Creative and Performing Arts 4
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3820Writing for Performance 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3850Acting 3
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3900Performance Exercise
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Design

Directed Courses

Choose 60 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of the Design major, 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
DESN1002Visual Communication Design, Histories and Impacts
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN1011Introduction to Visual Design Principles
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN1021Visual Design Principles in Practice
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN1031Introduction to Digital Practices in Visual Communication and Design
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN1101Typography Fundamentals
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN1200Design Drawing Foundations
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2002Design Thinking
  • Winter - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2011Design Futures and Professional Practice
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2040Commercial Illustration 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2201Advanced Typography
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2211Visual Narrative
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2221Graphic Brand Identities and Spaces
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN2600Designing for and Conceptualising Game Play
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN3040Commercial Illustration 2Not currently offered10 units
DESN3051Design Projects 5A: Design Directions 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN3052Design Projects 5B: Design Directions 2
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
DESN3301Professional Typography PracticeNot currently offered10 units
DESN3321Graphic Page and Publication DesignNot currently offered10 units
DESN3730Visual Storytelling in Transmedia Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
NHIL3004Natural History Field Studies and Culture
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Information Technology

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, 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
COMP1140Database and Information Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
10 units
INFO1010Introduction to Information Systems
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT1004Introduction to Programming
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
INFT1201Digital Technologies for Media and Entertainment
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SENG1050Web Technologies
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
10 units
SENG1110Object Oriented Programming
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2016Social and Interactive Media
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
DESN2803Designing for 3D
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
INFT2012Application Programming
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
INFT2150Business Analysis
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
10 units
SENG2260Human-Computer Interaction
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
10 units
EBUS3030Business Intelligence
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
EBUS3050The Digital Economy
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
INFT3100Project Management
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
INFT3950Games Design
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT3960Games Production
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units

Music

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, 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
CAPA1030Dynamic Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Winter - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1705Foundations in Digital Music and Media
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1731Sound, Music and Texture
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1732The Rhythms of Music
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI1901Songwriting
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2001Introduction to Guitar
  • Winter - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2002Introduction to Keyboard
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Winter - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2003Introduction to Percussion
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2701Sound Studio Sessions
  • Winter - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2702Music Sound and Visual Media
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI2705Music Recording and Production Techniques
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3001Creative and Performing Arts 3
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CAPA3900Performance Exercise
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI3102Researching Australian Music
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MUSI3602Music Research Studies
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Visual Art

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, 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
AART1100Art & Modernism
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
AART1110Contemporary Art in Context
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
AART1300Introduction to Spatial Art Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1500Foundation Drawing and Painting
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1600Foundation Textiles and Printmedia
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART1700Foundations in Digital Photography
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2100Australian Art
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
AART2110Visual Analysis
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
AART2230Interdisciplinary Painting
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2240Photomechanical Methods in Print
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2330Multi-Media Sculpture
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2340Paper as Form
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2360Experimental Ceramics
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2420Digital Processes in Photomedia
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART2790Observational and Expressive DrawingNot currently offered10 units
AART3130Gallery Library Archive Museum Studies
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
AART3220Painting Concepts, Modes and Media
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3250The Print as Object
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3350Soft Sculpture
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3430Historical Methods in Photomedia
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3462Screen – based Photomedia
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
AART3780Experimental Drawing
  • Winter - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units

Writing and Publishing

Directed Courses

Choose 80 units from the following list to fulfil the requirements of this major, 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
CMNS1090Media Storytelling
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGL1201Creative Writing: Introduction
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
10 units
CMNS2180Screenwriting
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CMNS2280Feature Writing
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
CMNS2530Strategic Communication
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGL2101Creative Writing: The Art of Short Fiction
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
ENGL2102Creative Writing: Creative Non-fiction
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CAPA3820Writing for Performance 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CMNS3170Screenwriting (Documentary)Not currently offered10 units
ENGL3000Contemporary Writing and Literary Cultures
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
20 units
ENGL3006Writing the SelfNot currently offered10 units
ENGL3301Creative Writing: Poetry and PoeticsNot currently offered10 units
ENGL3302Creative Writing: The Art of the Novel
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units

Electives

Complete 40 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.

40 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.