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The Computer Science / Media Arts dual award provides both a technical and creative foundation to the development and use of computer graphics. It also allows specialisation in the final semester in either the technical or creative strand of computer graphics and associated fields.

Kensington, Paddington

Study Level


Typical duration

4 Years

Intake Period

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit



Bachelor of Science - BSc

Bachelor of Media Arts - BMA

UAC Code




Stand Alone Programs

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Double Degree Structure

Students must complete 192 UOC.

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Media Arts Disciplinary Studios

4813 - Media Arts

Students must complete 36 UOC in approved disciplinary studio courses which must include 12 UOC at introductory level, 12 UOC at intermediate level and 12 UOC at advanced level from the studio courses below.

Students must take 2 sequences, as set out below, of 18 UOC each.

- DART1210 Animation 1, DART2210 Animation 2, DART2211 Animation 3 (total 18 UOC)
- DART1220 Visual Effects 1, DART2220 Visual Effects 2, DART2221 Visual Effects 3 (total 18 UOC)
- DART1230 Moving Image 1, DART2230 Moving Image 2, DART2231 Moving Image 3 (total 18 UOC)
- DART1240 Sound 1, DART2240 Sound 2, DART2241 Sound 3 (total 18 UOC)
- DART1250 Interactive Media 1, DART2250 Interactive Media 2, DART2251 Interactive Media 3 (total 18 UOC)

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