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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies / Bachelor of Media Arts and Production - 992AA

Course Code: 992AA
Course Version: 4
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Arts and Communications
CRICOS Code: 065735A
Lowest Selection Rank: 68.00
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Lights, camera, action, study

This double degree provides a balanced program of advanced production work and integrated analytical study. You will be fully prepared for a professional career in media arts and production plus gain intercultural skills and knowledge. 

Combine a Bachelor in International Studies with a Bachelor of Media Arts and Production at UC to:

  • interact with film, television and media institutions
  • explore drama, documentary, commercials and music videos, as well as interactive media
  • focus on the latest techniques and theoretical knowledge in television, video and multimedia production
  • boost your expertise in the application of social media and emerging digital techniques
  • access industry-standard film, television and media production facilities
  • investigate the interplay of cultural, political and economic forces in regional and global contexts 

Study opportunities

A major advantage of the Bachelor in International Studies is the highly recommended international exchange semester. The experience will further your studies and your cultural understanding. It will also encourage you to network at a professional and international level. 

Career Opportunities

  • national and international media companies
  • film production and sound design
  • animation
  • creative and management roles in media and communications industries 

Important to know

Students wishing to graduate early with a single degree in International Studies only will be able to do so upon completion of the academic requirements for that degree. You must seek the advice of the course convener during the second year of the course to ensure this is possible. 

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published UAI or its equivalent of either the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies or Bachelor of Media Arts and Production (whichever is higher).

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies BA IntlSt
Bachelor of Media Arts and Production B MediaA&Prod

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Media Arts and Production Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.


Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
The course gives students an opportunity to attain interdisciplinary understanding of global issues. It helps them understand the connection between geography, history, politics and cultures of global communities. Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
The course develops students' ability to understand and analyse current world events, by contextualising and communicating them in relation to relevant global developments and processes. Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
The course introduces students to a range of academic fields and approaches its themes and topics from a variety of multi- disciplinary perspectives, and improves their ability to engage in critical analysis of knowledge and practices. Communication: ability present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitude to work collectively.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
Students will have the analytical skills required to understand and evaluate the global socio-economic impact on cultures and communities. Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.

Professionalism and social responsibility: capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefits of others and the environment.
The course equips students with skills needed for generation of creative ideas and problem solving. The course provides internship and field research units which aims to develop skills needed in workplaces. Communication: ability present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitude to work collectively.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
Broad understanding of Media Production practices, technical literacy and workflows. Analysis and inquiry.
Advanced skills in and knowledge of one or more media production techniques, and the ability to further develop skill and knowledge within Media Arts and Production. Problem solving
Analysis and inquiry
Demonstrated analytical and creative skills within a problem solving context and have developed communication skills for sharing ideas and working in teams. Working independently and with others
Communication
Creative and responsible in their application of their acquired knowledge and skills as they respond to a changing media production landscape. Problem solving
Professionalism and social responsibility

Course Duration

Eight semesters full time or equivalent part-time. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

Internationalisation

This is enhanced by foreign language study and a highly recommended international exchange semester. Depending on the course structure of the other degree, students will be advised which semester is most appropriate for students to go on exchange to a UC partner university overseas to further their studies.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Business; Diploma of Business Extended; Diploma of International Studies; Diploma of International Studies Extended.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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