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

Course Code: 992AA
Course Version: 5
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Communication and Media
Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice
UAC Code: 362284
CRICOS Code: 065735A
ATAR 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Express your creativity, internationally

Gain inter-cultural skills with a combination of integrated analytical study and advanced production work with this Double Degree, and be inspired by your interactions with top film, TV and media institutions and your access to cutting-edge, employer-impressing production facilities.

Flex those right-brain neurones and explore the areas of drama, documentary, commercials, music videos and interactive media, and take advantage of the UC’s international exchange semester and you’ll find yourself creatively networking on a international scale before you know it!

Combine a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies / Bachelor of Media Arts and Production at UC and you will:

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

Work-integrated learning

In this course, you will have the opportunity to undertake an international exchange semester as part of the Faculty of Arts and Design’s commitment to supporting work integrated learning, which will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a super-confident leap into your future career.

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist for Bachelor of Arts in International Studies / Bachelor of Media Arts and Production graduates in a range of sectors, including in:

  • National and International Media Companies
  • Film Production and Sound Design
  • Animation
  • Creative and Management Roles in the Media and Communications Industries

Course specific information

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

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Email artsanddesign.enquiries@canberra.edu.au or Phone (02) 6201 2570 or 6206 3887
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

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.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2017 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 1
2018 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 1
2019 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 1

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.

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

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      Placement: The unit involves an internship, practicum or other work place experience program. Some on-campus, face to face activity may also be required.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2017 CSP $25,270
2018 CSP $25,400

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.

Professional Accreditation

Refer to individual courses.

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 an internship unit and a minor in professional skills 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.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

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

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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