Bachelor of Film and Digital Media

Course summary for current students

Year2018 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Film and Digital Media
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeA358

Offered to continuing students only

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Film and Digital Media comprehensively explores the theories, techniques and practices of a major media discipline, enabling you to build your skills in a range of other creative arts theory and practices. The major disciplines of Film, Animation and Photography focus on the development of the creative and analytic skills required to successfully apply technique in professional and artistic practices.

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Film and Digital Media a student must complete 24 credit points including:

  • 12 credit points from one of the three BA major sequences:
  • 12 credit points of electives which may comprise 4-credit-point minor sequences to add a further specialism, or electives from across the Faculty of Arts and Education (or other University courses as approved)
  • no more than 8 credit points taken outside the Faculty of Arts and Education
  • no more than 10 credit points at level 1

Electives/Minor sequences

Animation

AMC100Unit description is currently unavailable (Formerly ACM132)

AMC102 3D World Building (No longer available for enrolment)

AMC2043D Character Animation (Formerly ACM240)

Creative and Media Arts Theory

ACT102 Criticism, Narrative and Contexts (No longer available for enrolment)

ACT203 Art and the Politics of Censorship (No longer available for enrolment)

ALC208 Researching Media: Texts, Audiences and Industries (No longer available for enrolment)

Creative Entrepreneurship

ACC301 Freelancing in the Arts (No longer available for enrolment)

ACC317Communication and Creative Arts Internship A

ACC318Communication and Creative Arts Internship B

Cultures and Contexts

AAM220 Cinemas and Cultures (No longer available for enrolment)

ACT102 Criticism, Narrative and Contexts (No longer available for enrolment)

ACT303 Art and the Politics of Censorship (No longer available for enrolment)

Dance

ACD101Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice A

ACD102Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice B

ACD110Dance Improvisation and Body Awareness

ACD203Contemporary Dance Practice and History A

ACD204Contemporary Dance Practice and History B

Drama

ACP177Unit description is currently unavailable

ACP280Major Performance Project: Page to Stage

ACP323Out of the Box: Theatre in Alternative Contexts

ACP378Out of the Ether: Devised Theatre (2 credit points)

Film

AAM219 contemporary Australian Cinema (No longer available for enrolment)

ACF103Writing with the Camera

ACF104Unit description is currently unavailable

ACF106Screen Practices

ACF205Television Studio Production

ACF206Unit description is currently unavailable

Visual Communication Design

ACG101 Design Fundamentals (No longer available for enrolment)

ACG102Unit description is currently unavailable

ACG103Design Skills

ACG204Design and Society

ACG207Professional Practice in Design

ACG208Branding Design

Interactive Media

SIT161Principles of Interactive Media

SIT162Introduction to Creative Technologies

SIT263 Interface Design (No longer available for enrolment)

SIT362 Advances in Interactive Media (No longer available for enrolment)

SIT363 Authoring of Interactive Media (No longer available for enrolment)

Interdisciplinary Practice

ACI303New Worlds: Intersections of Art and Science

ACV211 Texts and Images II: in Quest of Story and Image (No longer available for enrolment)

Motion Capture 

AMC101Motion Capture Fundamentals

AMC202Animating Motion

AMC303Unit description is currently unavailable

Photography

ACI101Analogue Photography

ACI102Digital Photography

ACI203Darkroom Practices

ACI204Contemporary Documentary and Narrative Photography

ACI301Experimental Photography and Creative Practice

ACI303New Worlds: Intersections of Art and Science

Professional and Creative Writing

ALW101Writer's Toolkit: Craft and Creativity

ALW102Writing Spaces: Paradigms and Provocations

ALW225Designing Fictions

ALW227Scriptwriting: Character, Event, Consequence

Visual Arts

ACV101Contemporary Art Practice: Body

ACV102Contemporary Art Practice: Space

ACV114Unit description is currently unavailable

ACV203 Visual Narrative Studio (No longer available for enrolment)

ACV205Contemporary Art Practice: Pluralism

ACV206Contemporary Art Practice: Abstraction