Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media

Program code

1541

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

14

OP 2019

68

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media (BCIMe), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 60 credit points for a major;
  • 60 credit points for a second major or free-choice elective courses.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Program options

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course  240
OR
Tri 1,2   Students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course  240

For students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1701QCA Making Interaction  10
Tri 1 1621ICT Web Technologies  10
Tri 1 1531QCA Making Visual Media  10
Tri 1 1703QCA Ideas in Interactive Media  10
Tri 2 1805ICT Human Computer Interaction  10
Tri 2,3 1701ICT Creative Coding  10
Tri 2 1704QCA Still and Moving Image  10
Tri 2 1502QCA Design Lab Experience  10

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1   Major course  20
Tri 1   Second Major course  10
OR
Tri 1   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 1   Second Major course  10
OR
Tri 1   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 2   Major course  20
Tri 2   Second Major course  10
OR
Tri 2   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 2   Second Major course  10
OR
Tri 2   Free-choice elective  10

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3579QCA Business Practices in Creative Industries (see Note 1) 10
OR
Tri 1 3410ICT Social and Professional Issues (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 3580QCA Design Lab Practice  10
Tri 1   Major course  10
Tri 1   Second Major course  10
OR
Tri 1   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 2   Major course  10
Tri 2 3701QCA Interactive Media Major Project (capstone course) 20
Tri 2   Second Major course  10
OR
Tri 2   Free-choice elective  10

Note 1: To be eligible to graduate with the Media Applications major, you must complete 3410ICT.

For students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 5904LHS Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences (English Language Enhancement course) 10
Tri 1 1621ICT Web Technologies  10
Tri 1 1531QCA Making Visual Media  10
Tri 1 1701QCA Making Interaction  10
Tri 2 1805ICT Human Computer Interaction  10
Tri 2,3 1701ICT Creative Coding  10
Tri 2 1704QCA Still and Moving Image  10
Tri 2 1502QCA Design Lab Experience  10

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1   Major course  10
Tri 1 1703QCA Ideas in Interactive Media  10
Tri 1   Free-choice electives  20
Tri 2   Major courses  20
Tri 2   Free-choice electives  20

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3579QCA Business Practices in Creative Industries (see Note 1) 10
OR
Tri 1 3410ICT Social and Professional Issues (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 3580QCA Design Lab Practice  10
Tri 1   Major course  10
Tri 1   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 2   Major course  10
Tri 2 3701QCA Interactive Media Major Project  20
Tri 2   Major course  10

Note 1: To be eligible to graduate with the Media Applications major, you must complete 3410ICT.


Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2701QCA 3D Modelling for Interaction  10
Tri 1 2993QCM Creative Audio  10
Tri 2 2617QCA Mobile Play  10
Tri 2 2703QCA Wearable Technology  10

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3614QCA Experimental Media  10
Tri 2 3643QCA Interactive Installations  10

To be eligible to graduate with the Media Applications major, you must complete the following core course in Year 3:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3410ICT Social and Professional Issues  10

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2701ICT Interactive App Development  10
Tri 1 2702ICT Intelligent Media Systems  10
Tri 2 2810ICT Software Technologies  10
Tri 2 2703ICT Web Application Development  10

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3701ICT Mobile Application Development  10
Tri 2 3702ICT Games Development  10

The elective groupings listed below are provided to assist you in choosing electives that align with your career interests. You are not limited to selection from any one group and you can select from across the elective interest groups. Please note that in some groups first year courses are required as prerequisites. You may also choose Undergraduate free-choice elective from across the University provided prerequisites are met.

Digital Animation (South Bank only)
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1108GFS Principles of Animation (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 1119GFS CGI Animation (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 2112GFS CGI: Character Modelling (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 2132GFS CGI: Environments (see Note 2) 10

Note 1: 1108GFS, 1119GFS should be taken at 2nd year level of your program.

Note 2: 2112GFS, 2132GFS should be taken at 3rd year level of your program.

Fine Art (South Bank only)
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1322QCA Studio Foundations 1  20
Tri 2 1323QCA Studio Foundations 2  20
Tri 1,2 1324QCA Drawing Foundations  10
Tri 1 2386QCA Expanded Practice 1  10
Tri 1 2387QCA Expanded Practice 2  10
Tri 2 3368QCA Expanded Practice 3  10
Tri 2 3369QCA Expanded Practice 4  10
Games Design (South Bank only)
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1105GFS Principles of Games Design 1  10
Tri 1 1112GFS Mechanics in Action: Arcade Games  10
Tri 2 2101GFS Games Level Design  10
Tri 2 2134GFS Player Experience Design  10
Graphic and Communication Design
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2681QCA Typography and Print  10
Tri 1 2683QCA Design and Branding  10
Tri 2 2682QCA Typography and Expression  10
Tri 2 2684QCA Design and Entrepreneurship  10
Tri 1 3598QCA Typography and Context  10
Tri 2 3599QCA Design and Communications  10
Information Systems
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1007ICT Computer Systems and Networks  10
Tri 2,3 1803ICT Information Systems Foundations  10
Tri 1,3 2806ICT IT Services Management  10
Tri 2 2511ICT Business Analysis  10
Intelligent System (Gold Coast only)
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1010ENG Engineering Mathematics 1  10
Tri 1 1014SCG Statistics  10
Tri 2 2802ICT Intelligent Systems  10
Tri 2 2801ICT Computing Algorithms  10
Interior Design and Environments
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2656QCA IDE 1  10
Tri 1 2657QCA Interior Technology  10
Tri 2 2658QCA IDE 2  10
Tri 2 2659QCA Sustainable Environments  10
Tri 1 3636QCA IDE 3  10
Tri 2 3637QCA IDE 4  10
Photography (Gold Coast)
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2651QCA Digital Photography  10
Tri 1 2686QCA The Photographic Message  10
Tri 1 2652QCA Introduction to Photo Media Practice  10
Tri 2 2619QCA The Photo Studio  10
Tri 2 2621QCA Multimedia Storytelling for Publication  10
Tri 2 2687QCA Photo Illustration  10
Photography (South Bank)
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2833QCA Lighting as Visual Language  10
Tri 1 2801QCA Photo Art 1: The Real Thing  10
Tri 2 2802QCA Photo Art 2: Subversion  10
Tri 1 3821QCA Photo Art 3: Space and Place  10
Tri 2 3889QCA Photo Art 4: One Night Only  10
Product and 3D Design
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2640QCA Introduction to 3D Printing   10
Tri 1 2639QCA Digital Modelling for Design  10
Tri 2 2648QCA Product Design Studio  10
Tri 2 2604QCA 3D Digital Modelling for Manufacturing  10
Tri 1 3618QCA 3D Design Studio   10
Tri 2 3619QCA Digital Making: Objects and Furniture  10
Visualisation and Immersive Design
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2672QCA 3D Modelling for Visualisation  10
Tri 1 2673QCA Motion Graphics  10
Tri 2 2674QCA Constructing Virtual Worlds  10
Tri 2 2675QCA Designing Immersive Environments  10
Tri 1 3641QCA Spatial and Photorealistic Visualisation  10
Tri 2 3642QCA Experimental and Generative Design  10