Perform new course search

Search Filter

Bachelor of Information Technology / Bachelor of Media Arts and Production - 998AA

Course Code: 998AA
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice
CRICOS Code: 065745K
Selection Rank: 68.00
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Double degree: Extend your flair for media arts with an IT edge 

Australian storytellers are making their mark on the world stage. Take your creativity to the outer limits with the latest knowledge in computer technology. 

As a pioneering designer and producer of interactive and computer-based media, you’ll be rewarded with rich and creative international career opportunities. 

Combine a Bachelor of Information Technology with a Bachelor of Media Arts and Production at UC to: 

  • study majors in information systems and software engineering
  • explore units in web design and programming
  • gain sophisticated knowledge and the ability to produce advanced creative works for film, television and in multimedia
  • focus on the latest techniques in all forms of media production
  • enjoy greater career flexibility and international work options. 

Study opportunities 

Exit this course early with a: 

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Media Arts and Production. 

Career opportunities 

Accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) is being sought. 

A broad perspective across both multimedia production and computing will enrich your employment opportunities in the private and public sectors. 

Important to know

Fast track your career and finish in 4 years.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University?s Admissions Committee.

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

Expand All

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 Information Technology BIT
Bachelor of Media Arts and Production B MediaA&Prod

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Media Arts and Production Bachelor of Information Technology

Typical Study Pattern

Expand All

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

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Graduate Employment

The breadth offered by the double degree gives graduates a broader perspective across both multimedia production and computing, provides greater vocational flexibility and increases the range of employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Knowledge and skills of the cutting edge development in the information technology (IT) industry and application of the knowledge and skills to real life IT systems and their business environments, policies, and management, independently and/or work in a team. Analysis and enquiry
Working independently and with others
Solid foundation of the relevant theories and the basic principles in IT fields, including business, information systems, system analysis and modelling, system administration, security, networking, software development, and artificial intelligence etc.; from the foundation to acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills in the future. Analysis and enquiry
Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
Knowledge, skills, understanding and application of the investigation, analysis, and synthesis to IT systems and their business environments, policies, and management with a high level of professional ethics, responsibilities, values and standards. Analysis and enquiry
Problem solving
Professionalism and social responsibility
Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
Communication skills in listening, reading, speaking, explaining, teaching, and writing from and to audiences of different backgrounds and papers of different scops and levels. Professionalism and social responsibility
Communication; Problem solving
Working independently and with others
Expertise and skills to critique, synthesise and apply new development, skills, knowledge, and standards in the IT fields to real world IT systems, with respect to their business environments, policies, and management. Analysis and enquiry
Problem solving
Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
Expertise and skills in research to test established theories against a body of knowledge in IT fields; expertise and skills in designing and testing hypothesis for problem solving and conducting research; expertise and skills in contributing new knowledge and skills to the IT fields. Analysis and enquiry
Problem solving
Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
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

Standard eight semesters full time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Communication; Diploma of Communication Extended; Diploma of Information Technology; Diploma of Information Technology Extended.

Offerings

  • 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
    • 2019->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.

Print this page
ApplyEnquire
Why choose UC

Perform new course search

Search Filter

Frequently Asked Questions