Bachelor of Film and Digital Media

Course summary for current students

Year

2016 course information

Award granted Bachelor of Film and Digital Media
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code060430C
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

AMC100Animation Narratives (Formerly ACM132)

AMC1023D World Building (Formerly ACM138)

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

ACP177Genre and Performance

ACP280Major Performance Project: Page to Stage (2 credit points)

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

ACF104Moving Pictures: Screening Film History

ACF106Screen Practices

ACF205Television Production

ACF206Mindscreen: Cinema, Psychology and Psychoanalysis

Visual Communication Design

ACG101 Design Fundamentals (No longer available for enrolment)

ACG102Design and Typography

ACG103Design Skills

ACG204Design and Society

ACG207Professional Practice in Design

ACG208Branding Design

Interactive Media

SIT161Principles of Interactive Media

SIT162Interactive Media Systems

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

AMC303Advanced Motion Capture

Photography

ACI101Still Images

ACI102Pixel to Print: Digital Imaging 1

ACI203Photographic Practice

ACI204Contemporary Photography

ACI301Shifting Focus: Experimental Photography and Creative Practice

ACI303New Worlds: Intersections of Art and Science

Professional and Creative Writing

ALW101Writing Craft

ALW102Writing Spaces

ALW225Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out

ALW227Script Writing: Focus On Fiction

Visual Arts

ACV101Contemporary Art Practice: Ideas

ACV102Contemporary Art Practice: Space

ACV114Art and Technology

ACV203Visual Narrative Studio

ACV205Contemporary Art Practice: Pluralism

ACV206Contemporary Art Practice: Abstraction