Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Digital Media)

Course summary for current students


2016 course information

Award granted Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Digital Media)
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code077404K
Deakin course codeA358

Offered to continuing students only

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Creative Arts (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

Students must complete 24 credit points as follows:

  • 12 credit points of core units which must be selected from one of:
  • 12 credit points of electives
  • no more than 8 credit points taken outside the Faculty of Arts and Education
  • no more than 10 credit points at level 1


In choosing electives, students are encouraged to consider taking a major sequence or individual units from the following Bachelor of Arts major sequences:



Film Studies


Visual Arts

Visual Communication Design


The following units are also available as elective options:

ACC317Communication and Creative Arts Internship A

ACC318Communication and Creative Arts Internship B