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Start datesSemester 1 (21 Feb 2022), Semester 2 (18 Jul 2022), Semester 1 (21 Feb 2022), Semester 2 (18 Jul 2022), Intake in 2022, Intake in 2022,
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Industrial Technology Graphics & Multimedia

Study an Additional Teaching Area in Graphics and Multimedia for Secondary Education at the University of Newcastle

Graphics and Multimedia is an exciting, creative and evolving field.

In today’s increasingly interconnected and highly technological society, graphics and multimedia not only impact the way we learn, interact and do business, it also plays an important role in our thinking, engagement and communication constructs. As a secondary school graphics and multimedia teacher, you will prepare students to take advantage of lucrative opportunities in these fields.

Studying an additional teaching area in Graphics and Multimedia within your secondary education degree at the University of Newcastle will develop specific cognitive and creative skills using a variety of graphics tools, materials and techniques. Indulge your passions and learn various forms of self-expression through skills that will widen your career pathways.

This specialisation will also ensure that you develop the knowledge, experience and confidence needed to nurture the interest and talents of secondary students.

What jobs can you get with an Additional Teaching Area in Graphics and Multimedia?

Gain specialist abilities in graphic design and multimedia, while adding to your high school teaching expertise.  By the end of your degree, you’ll be qualified to teach the HSC multimedia course and junior elective classes. Students who study our graphics and multimedia design minor may find work in:

  • High school teaching
  • Educational policy development
  • Research and analysis

Multimedia teachers can increase their employment prospects by studying a teaching area in a related teaching area. Your additional teaching area in graphics and multimedia design will pair well with training in design technologies, english, society and culture and visual arts.

Suitable for education and teaching students with:

  • An interest in developing their skills in areas such as design, photomedia, and animation.
  • Goals to facilitate the creative development of young learners in a high school context.
  • A commitment to designing engaging lesson plans which impart theoretical and practical knowledge.

What do you learn in a Graphics and Multimedia Additional Teaching Area?

When you study an additional teaching area in graphics and multimedia design, you will learn how to teach high school classes about this specialty. You can study courses in:

  • Specialist Studies in Multimedia: From your first year you will study a variety of specialist courses in multimedia, technology and visual arts. This will ensure you have learned the primary concepts and principles which govern the discipline, and inform creative practice.
  • Photomedia: Students will study the creative practices and modes of enquiry related to photography. Your courses will focus on both wet and digital photography, providing students the opportunity to learn about darkroom development and computer technologies. You’ll focus on the study of light, and how to use light to create artistic representations within the mode of photomedia.
  • Screen and Animation: This component of the graphics and multimedia design minor focuses on the study of media production. You’ll learn to use video and animation to produce short films and documentaries. These courses will develop your personal filmmaking style, expanding your skills in lighting, editing and special effects.

Which degrees include this Additional Teaching Area?

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and any associated degree program allows you to study an additional teaching area in Graphics and Multimedia.

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