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Southern Cross University (SCU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Bachelor of Digital Media

  • Bachelor

Content is key and as creators of content, digital media specialists are in strong demand for communication and marketing roles across Australia. Students have the opportunity to learn from screen industry leaders, building the knowledge and networks they need for successful creative careers.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
3007084, 102203G, 102203G
Study Mode
In person, Online
International Fees
$26,800 per year / $80,400 total
ATAR
60

About this course

Content is key and as creators of content, digital media specialists are in strong demand for communication and marketing roles across Australia.

This course prepares you to tell the stories that matter, while you develop the creative and production skills you need to forge a career in today's fast-paced media environments.

You'll develop skills in writing, production, visual and research skills, and gain access to work experience opportunities and networks of industry professionals across the media and communications spectrum.

Southern Cross University is proud to partner with Australia's premier regional industry association Screenworks to provide mentoring and internship opportunities for our creative arts students. Students have the opportunity to learn from screen industry leaders, building the knowledge and networks they need for successful creative careers.

Study locations

Lismore

Online

What you will learn

Students in this degree will learn the core skills required for a future in the digital media industries of today:

  • Visual communication and design
  • Digital video production and storytelling
  • Journalism and news writing
  • Media theory and analysis.

Career pathways

Digital media specialists are in strong demand in media and creative industries with career opportunities in film and TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, online media and graphic design, marketing, advertising and public relations.

Course structure

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Digital Media, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:

  • 20 core units (240 credit points), and
  • 4 equivalent elective units (48 credit points), or
  • one shared minor (48 credit points)

Exit awards

Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Digital Media after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points) comprising a minimum of 12 core units (144 credit points) and 4 minor or elective units (48 credit points).

Students may be eligible to exit with a Diploma of Digital Media after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points) comprising 8 core units (96 credit points).