3 years full-time
6 years part-time
For Continuing Students Only
You will develop the professional and creative skills needed to take advantage of opportunities to work in digital design, 3D design, photo media, studio art and graphic design. This degree is multidisciplinary and encourages students to tailor their experience and work across disciplines.
In your first year, you will study core courses to prepare you for your chosen major. In your second year, you will focus on your major area and in your third year, you will consolidate your professional studio practice. You will also have the opportunity to undertake an elective major from another area of the degree, or from another area of the University. Focused elective choices will broaden your skills base and improve your employment opportunities.
The Bachelor of Digital Media program is offered full-time and on-campus at the Gold Coast.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
The Work Integrated Learning course provides students with the opportunity for work experience in a professional studio environment. The aim is to foster the development of reflective practitioners. Students will develop a working knowledge of organisational culture/s, technical skills and ethics in commercial design/art practice. Students will gain a critically informed understanding of their major area of study in a professional context.
In their final year of study, all students will complete a 20 credit point work-integrated learning course.
3609QCA Industry Practice: This course requires students to undertake industry-based practice for not less than 100 hours in an approved professional environment. Assessment is by progressive feedback from the industry supervisor, reflective journal and a summative portfolio of work produced during industry practice.
Your career opportunities will vary depending on your chosen major. By taking advantage of the multidisciplinary nature of the Bachelor of Digital Media, you will be able to customise your degree and develop a unique skill set that will set you a part in a competitive and ever-changing job market.
Graduates with the Bachelor of Digital Media may be eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Digital Media (Honours) or postgraduate study.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Flat fee|
|2020||Withdrawn UGRD (DOM)||$0.00|
|2019||Withdrawn UGRD (DOM)||$0.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.
Additional resource costs for undergraduate Visual Arts studies.