The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
62.80
67.15 (Median SR)
62.80
67.15 (Median SR)
62.80
67.15 (Median SR)
About Selection Ranks
International entry requirement

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 4 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 31 Aug 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
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 4 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 31 Aug 2020
Fees

AUD32,515 (indicative annual fee, 2019)
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

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 11497
CRICOS code: 044439E

Interactive Media Major

With digitisation of many industries such as entertainment, marketing, advertising and creative industries, there is a strong demand for IT professionals with knowledge and skills in web design; and digital media and content.

As part of the Bachelor of Information Technology, students can study their core courses alongside directed courses in interactive media and digital entertainment. Within this major you will learn how IT professionals can apply their skills in coding, digital maintenance and much more to the entertainment and marketing sectors.

The interactive media major provides students with cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills to take on various roles within entertainment and computing. Graduates will be prepared for diverse career opportunities in national and global organisations.

Graduates from this major will take on roles such as:

  • web developers
  • digital content specialists
  • online marketing
  • games developers
  • animators

Suitable for information technology students with:

  • An interest in the contribution of IT professionals to the entertainment, marketing and digital media sectors.
  • Goals to develop their skills in digital storytelling for work in video gaming, marketing and animation.
  • A commitment to learning how computing and software underpin diverse and creative industries.

What do you learn in the interactive media major?

This information technology major contains a variety of courses to enhance your understanding of the relationship between computing, media production, digital entertainment and marketing.

  • Media Production: Courses in media production will teach you the fundamentals of digital storytelling for television, cinema, video games and music video. You will also have the opportunity to learn hands on skills with an optional media production project.
  • Digital Culture: The courses we offer will prepare you to make strategic business decisions, to review business models and implement innovative strategies at the appropriate time.
  • Marketing: Some of your courses will focus on the use of IT skills in the world of digital marketing, blogging and the maintenance of websites for organisations.

Which degrees include this major?

The Bachelor of Information Technology and any associated degree program allow you to study the Interactive Media major: