Bachelor's Degree in Arts in Australia

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

The Arts refers to programs that focus on intellectual type topics that are not always as straightforward as science and math. Those wishing to play a creative role in contributing to the community would be interested in the arts.

Australia is an island country and continent of the southern hemisphere, in the SW Pacific, a member state of the Commonwealth.

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Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design)

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Wagga Wagga Port Macquarie + 2 more

The Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design) prepares you to work as an independent artist and designer or industry-employed practitioner. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. Tailor your degree with CSU’s Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design). Developed and delivered in response to the demands of industry and the aspirations of highly motivated students, this degree prepares you to work as a graphic designer in advertising, publishing and other creative industries. It focuses on building creative, theoretical and technical skills with a focus on aesthetic and professional understanding. Diversity underpins the structure of the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design), with a cross-section of specific subjects covering all aspects of design, advertising and new media – including web and video applications. Available for full-time, part-time or online study, CSU’s course is delivered with flexibility in mind, allowing you to study while at the same time meeting your work and lifestyle commitments. Why study this course? The Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design) aims to develop graduates who combine discipline-specific knowledge and skills with an understanding of the cultural, conceptual and technological perspectives that are transforming the creative industries. They will have the attributes required for reflective professional practice and a commitment to ongoing professional learning and development. The teaching principle we adopt is simple: actively promote all our students to think first, and worry about the technology second. Students complete a suite of core subjects which provide foundational and contextual knowledge and skills. One-third of the degree is made up of specialist graphic design subjects. A minor or elective sequence adds breadth, enabling... [-]

Bachelor of Industrial Design

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Bachelor of Industrial design program prepares students for the profession with a new culture of learning supported by user/student-centered approach, competency learning, design studio-project based learning, applied design research and innovation. [+]

The Bachelor of Industrial design program prepares students for the profession with a new culture of learning supported by user/student-centered approach, competency learning, design studio-project based learning, applied design research and innovation. With a shorter time span between thinking and making, our new graduates in industrial design create and innovate by value adding, better experiences and interaction, products, businesses and systems. They are thinker-makers and design entrepreneurs, self-starters and all-rounders that can figure out and problem-solve ambiguity, work independently or in collaboration with others in new product development teams, user experience and interaction, product service systems, production and manufacturing. The program provides an array of three majors (Graphics and Visualisation, Design Management and Entrepreneurship, and Design-Led Innovation and Management) and five sub-majors (Visualisation, Human Interaction, Industrial Manufacturing, Design Management, Responsible Design and Sustainability). The course pathway is transformative by practice on progressive priorities of product, process, people and place. Students are required to undertake a major and sub-major from different streams to complete the course. The course culminates in a final year industrial design project intending to develop visionary work leading to industry placement, Masters or PhD research. Common occupations for industrial designers are in technological innovation (i.e. electronic, construction and building, medical and scientific), durable and fast moving consumer goods (i.e. commercial and domestics appliances, white goods, food, tools, packaging), entertainment and games (i.e. games development, model making, film and animation), online and e-learning solutions (i.e. web design, e-commerce, flexible learning), user-centered design (i.e. user experience, graphic user interface,... [-]

Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) degree will provide you with fundamental skills and knowledge to communicate ideas and information across a wide range of visual media. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) degree will provide you with fundamental skills and knowledge to communicate ideas and information across a wide range of visual media. With an emphasis on studio-based practice, you will study areas such as image design, typography, layout design, branding, design history, research methods, and web-based design. From year two, there are opportunities to engage with live community or industry projects, and you will choose two practical specialisations from the following pairs: motion design and data visualisation; game and app design; illustration; and photography. You may also choose electives from outside of design such as advertising and media production. Throughout the program you will engage with individual and team-based projects, develop your conceptual thinking skills, use a variety of traditional and emerging technologies, and expand your creative practice. In year four you will take a position in our award-winning teaching design studio where you will gain experience in a professional learning environment, preparing you for work in an exciting and evolving industry. Students may exit with 1624 Bachelor of Design Studies after successful completion of the first three years of the program. Details The rapid changes brought about by globalisation and new developments in information and media technology are reshaping visual communication design, and raising exciting challenges and opportunities for those playing a creative role in this design area. The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) degree gives you fundamental skills and knowledge in the exciting and constantly changing... [-]

Bachelor of Music

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Melbourne

As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awareness of the global spectrum of music. [+]

As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awareness of the global spectrum of music. Connect with the world of music When you enrol and start the course you’ll explore a contemporary music program that includes small and large ensembles in such genres as: Oz Rock Soul R’n’B and Gospel Choir Contemporary and Early Jazz Jazz Vocal Hip Hop Original Pop John Zorn Stevie Wonder Mahavishnu Orchestra Improvisation Beatles You’ll enjoy an intercultural music program that encompasses small and large ensembles in such genres as: Tango Brazilian Balkan Indian West African Balinese Gamelan Georgian Afro-Cuban Middle Eastern You’ll have over seven hours of weekly contact time in Music Performance subjects over 13-week semesters, including: individual lessons, technical workshops, performance platform, visiting artist master classes, contemporary ensemble, and intercultural ensemble. You can major on any Western instrument, voice, or on an ethnic or electronic instrument. And you can study composition/arranging as well as performance in state-of-the-art recording studios and post-production suites. Our progressive curriculum integrates aural, theory and performance. Industry connections and resources Your teachers in the Bachelor of Music maintain strong and active ties with the music industry, being active performers, composers and arrangers as well as educators. Their industry involvement is recognised through awards, grants and prizes from industry bodies such as APRA/AMCOS, The Australian Jazz Bell Awards and The Australia Council for the... [-]

Bachelor of the Built Environment

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Melbourne

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic. Course Description The Bachelor of the Built Environment was accredited in late 2013, with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA). Course design includes input from a range of stakeholders including architectural and construction firms, ensuring theoretical and practical coverage. The Bachelor of the Built Environment is aligned to the recommendations of the Australian Institute of Architects Standards for Undergraduate Programs in Architecture. From this Degree you will: Have advanced technical skills and a substantial knowledge base including design principles and theories relating to the practice of architecture Be able to create innovate design solutions that respond effectively to client briefs, sustainable principles and that are sympathetic to the surrounding natural and built environments Have the knowledge to articulate appropriate construction techniques, materials and building services into design solutions mindful of embodied energy Be able to problem-solve using a variety of techniques and tools in order to synthesise and apply knowledge to a range of planning and design tasks of varying size and complexity Articulation The Bachelor of the Built Environment has been designed to enable students to articulate from the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) (22268VIC) and receive the equivalent of 11 subject credits (approximately three semesters). All... [-]

Bachelor of Games and Virtual Worlds

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Melbourne Canberra Adelaide Australia Online Perth + 6 more

The Bachelor of Games and Virtual Worlds (Programming) is a three year Degree delivered in partnership with Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT). The degree is designed to produce graduates for the simulation, virtual worlds and games industries and provide professional game programmers with the skills and knowledge of a computer science degree contextualised by gaming applications, plus core skills in programming and design. [+]

The Bachelor of Games and Virtual Worlds (Programming) is a three year Degree delivered in partnership with Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT). The degree is designed to produce graduates for the simulation, virtual worlds and games industries and provide professional game programmers with the skills and knowledge of a computer science degree contextualised by gaming applications, plus core skills in programming and design. This degree will provide you with specialist skills in digital game/simulation design and programming. You will create 2D and 3D interactive applications for entertainment and serious, real life scenario visualisation (virtual worlds). You will also learn how to research the market, develop business concepts and manage digital game/ simulation development projects. You could end up working as a 3D Games Programmer or Simulation Software Engineer — building interactive virtual worlds for real-world training and research! The degree is jointly delivered online by CIT and face-to-face in AIE Campuses. Prerequisites You must: have basic computing skills including being able to operate a personal computer, other hardware (for example printers, games consoles, PDAs etc), create and manage basic files, perform simple operating system tasks and work with more than one standard software package such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases or web browser. (If you do not have these skills you may enrol into the Certificate II in information Technology.) AND EITHER: have demonstrated Year 12 or equivalent qualification in English and mathematics (which includes calculus) with a minimum pass grade OR have successfully completed an approved bridging program and/or... [-]

Bachelor of Media Design in Motion Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 Australia Adelaide

Making text, illustrations, and images move in music videos, television commercials and films is the specialty of the Motion Graphics Designer. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. Making text, illustrations, and images move in music videos, television commercials and films is the specialty of the Motion Graphics Designer. Specialise in Motion Design and we'll teach you key technical skills such as 2D and 3D animation, visual effects, composition, image manipulation and text choreography, so that you have the experience and evidence of working to a variety of client briefs. Careers & Industry Design comes to life as you develop motion graphics for commercials, title sequences, music videos and television. The course includes 2D and 3D animation, visual effects, composition, image manipulation and text choreography. Graduates enter the industry with a portfolio that showcases their ability to answer client briefs, collaborate across multiple disciplines and experience working in production. Motion Designers can go on to work in: Television; Advertising; Production houses; Corporate event companies; or as a freelancer Course Outline Year 1 An introduction to theory, professional practice and broad principles that allow you to respond effectively to briefs. You are also immersed in the studio to develop practical and ideation skills. Majors are introduced through theory and studio components. Year 2 Build on knowledge gained in the first year with an emphasis on the production of innovative video and motion graphic campaigns for TV commercials, music videos and logo animation. Acquiring the essential skills in communication, pitching, and collaboration are a critical part of the year. Students are also armed with strategies and methods to develop their own line of... [-]

Bachelor of Media Design in Graphic Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Adelaide

A Bachelor of Media Design specialising in Graphic Design will teach you how to communicate using text, images, and form to make visual connections and craft ideas into meaningful interactions. [+]

A Bachelor of Media Design specialising in Graphic Design will teach you how to communicate using text, images, and form to make visual connections and craft ideas into meaningful interactions. By the end of your third year, you will have designed, constructed and documented a body of work in a portfolio that represents your perspective as an emerging professional designer. Careers & Industry Graphic Design teaches you how to communicate using text, image, and form to make visual connections and how to craft seeds of ideas and information into meaningful interactions. During your first year, you will be introduced to graphic design disciplines, historical influences and the theories, principles and processes of graphic design. Some of the topics covered include market research, typography and brand identity. By the end of your third year, you will have designed, constructed and documented a body of work that represents your perspective as an emerging professional designer. This work will be displayed as part of the third year student exhibition. The course is led by an accomplished team of international graphic design professionals with close connections to industry. Career pathways include: Creative director or Studio Manager Graphic Designer and Illustrator Web and mobile interface designer Brand specialist Freelancer Course Outline Year 1 An introduction to graphic design disciplines, historical influences and the theories, principles and processes of graphic design. Advanced ideation and creative problem-solving strategies are also covered. You are then immersed into a project-based environment to put this knowledge into practice and develop... [-]

Bachelor of Media Design in Interactive Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Adelaide

A Bachelor of Media Design specialising in Interactive Design prepares you for the technical demands of the web design and mobile development industries. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. A Bachelor of Media Design specialising in Interactive Design prepares you for the technical demands of the web design and mobile development industries. As you move along the course, you’ll experiment with a variety of interactive and dynamic design theories and be immersed in fundamental digital design processes such as front-end web development, interactive programming, and content management systems. You'll also devise interactive design solutions in response to creative and technical briefs from industry. Careers & Industry Interactive Design will give you the fundamentals in both user-interface and user-experience design; two highly sought after specialist skills for Front-End Developers, Website Developers, and Mobile Application Designers. You'll develop the skills to learn concepts and processes relating to ideation, planning and prototyping of interactive design solutions, as well as the ability to prepare effective proposals and provide purposeful interactive experiences. A significant focus will be placed on project-based learning through the development of interactive design and technical solutions in response to creative and technical briefs. Career paths include: Web designer Front-end developer Mobile application developer User interface programmer Course Outline Year 1 You are introduced to the theories and principles of interactive design methodologies with a focus on goal-centric, platform-agnostic and user experience design. A significant focus will be placed on project-based learning through the development of interactive design and technical solutions in response to creative and technical briefs. Year 2 Through a combination lectures, group work and discussions you are introduced to interactive design... [-]

University of Roehampton: Bachelor of Dance Studies

International Studies Abroad
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Australia Western Australia Wollongong Townsville Sydney Queensland + 4 more

The program aims at intellectual and practical rigor in equal measure. [+]

The program aims at intellectual and practical rigor in equal measure. Indeed, theoretical and practical inquiry are seen (and studied) as inter-related threads: the one area re-enforcing the other. Independence and self-motivation are emphasized from the outset, but those areas of the program that so require are intensively taught (for example, dance technique), and group co-operation and peer group support are also seen as particularly important qualities in relation to dance. [-]

Bachelor of Creative Technologies - Game Art

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Adelaide

The Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art) is New Zealand’s only degree specialising in game art. Over three years, you develop artistic style through a combination of traditional art, 3D animation and visual effects using industry-standard [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. Create beautiful environments and characters and use these assets to develop immersive experiences to share with people in an industry that is bigger than the music and movie sectors put together. From 2D platformers to 3D brawlers, you'll be devising and creating your own interactive stories, digital illustrations, concept art and games that will be viewed by an international audience of game enthusiasts. Within the first sixteen weeks of your first year, you'll have created your very own 2D game and, by the time you've finished your degree, you'll have collaborated with other game artists and programmers alike to develop an industry-level game. Careers & Industry If you are serious about fast-tracking your way into this multi-million dollar global industry, you'll want to make a beeline to a dedicated course that mirrors the industry environment. You'll also want to get alongside lecturers with industry experience who can give you industry insights. Over three years, this course will help you develop your artistic style and technical skills through a combination of traditional art practices and using industry standard software. In the final year, you'll be collaborating with a group of artists and programmers on a major game project, just like in the real world. With this portfolio and experience in your back pocket, you'll have the necessary skills to enter the industry, either in a game studio or as an indie developer. Game Art career paths include: Game Artist Modeller Texture Artist Technical Director... [-]

Bachelor of Software Engineering - Game Programming

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Adelaide

The Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) is the only degree of its kind in New Zealand and delivers a highly developed technical knowledge base and skill-set. Work across multiple game platforms including PlayStation using commercial grade [+]

When becoming a Game Programmer, you'll learn best while doing. You'll code, you'll craft and, in the end, you'll graduate with a gaming portfolio like no other. By the end of your third year at Media Design School, you'll have worked with other like-minded programmers and artists to develop an industry level game, giving you the perfect showreel to kick-start your professional career. Better yet, Media Design School is the only school in New Zealand who has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's PlayStation First Academic Development Programme, giving our students the opportunity to develop games for the PlayStation platform. Careers & Industry To be a game developer you'll need both the experience and practical skills to be able to work across multiple game platforms and the ability to collaborate in a group that simulates the industry environment. In this course, you'll be learning C++ along with other coding languages that will help you succeed in the games industry. In your third year, you'll experience an end-of-year project which will be the closest experience you'll get to an industry environment at any tertiary provider in New Zealand. You'll be collaborating in a group with fellow programmers and artists to create a commercially viable game, which you can include in your portfolio and show-reel by the time you go on to work as a professional. You'll also have the opportunity to work with the PlayStation game platform. Media Design School has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to become the... [-]

Bachelor of Art & Design - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Adelaide

The Bachelor of Art and Design (3D Animation and Visual Effects) delivers a comprehensive technical skillset and essential project experience [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Australia 2017. Create the impossible. Develop stunning 3D Animation and imagery and learn how to use visual effects to blow stuff up...without accidentally blowing your computer up! Our award-winning faculty will take you on an immersive journey; teaching you the basics of modelling, rendering, lighting, and technical direction that will culminate with you being a part of an amazing, industry-level short film in your final year. Careers & Industry To succeed in the film post-production industry, you'll need to be proficient and confident in using industry standard visual effects software. You'll also need experience applying creative thinking and problem solving in a collaborative and demanding environment. Employers value our graduates because this course focuses on the technical skills and soft skills you'll need in the industry. Your first year will begin with an eight week introduction to the world of computer graphics. You'll finish the year by working on an intensive yet rewarding short 3D production that will ensure you have the academic foundation and the skills you need to progress throughout your degree. During your second year, you'll be asked to pick a specialisation in visual effects, technical studies or 3D animation, which will enable you to fine-tune your particular skill set. Your final year will see you working on a number of industry level productions that will culminate with you being a part of an amazing, state-of-the-art short film. You'll also finish your final year with a research project that will provide you... [-]

Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Performance)

JMC Academy
Campus Full time 104 - 156 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Sydney Melbourne Brisbane + 2 more

The final two trimesters are focused on students developing sophisticated skills as musicians across a range of styles and facets of the industry. Students undertake a specialist project, allowing them to focus intensively on specific... [+]

Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Performance) The final two trimesters are focused on students developing sophisticated skills as musicians across a range of styles and facets of the industry. Students undertake a specialist project, allowing them to focus intensively on specific interest areas. They also work creatively exploring world music styles, arranging for larger ensembles, multi-platform technology in performance and recording environments, and higher level improvisational and rhythmic skills. All of these components contribute to the performance element of the program, which culminates in a major recital project. The Degree prepares graduates for the wide range of professional situations they will encounter as contemporary musicians. What Career will this course prepare me for? A career in music, today, requires artistic skill, the ability to adapt to new musical opportunities and an ongoing familiarity with the latest in computer technologies and music software. With the revolution of digital music distribution and delivery, there are unlimited opportunities available in all aspects of the music industry, from teaching through to musical performance. Musicians today need to have a thorough understanding of business, marketing and the Internet. Specific roles in the industry: Music is involved in nearly all areas of the Creative Industries. A career may be established in: Recording Artist Music Teacher Music Journalist Composer Songwriter Music Director Musical Theatre Orchestral Performer Conductor Music Programmer Music Publisher Arranger Music Therapist Touring Musician Licensing Agent Music Academic Booking Agent Tour Promoter Instrument Technician Copyright Specialist Royalty Expert Producer E-Marketing Music Consultant Resident Musician About our... [-]

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)

JMC Academy
Campus Full time 104 - 156 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney Melbourne Brisbane + 2 more

These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger... [+]

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)

These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger context from which to view and critique their own and others work in international cinema and genre subjects. With the focus on developing industry-ready screen practitioners, students are provided internship opportunities and time to develop a feasible business plan for pitching to future investors. There is a significant practical component to the Degree, with students encouraged to specialise in the creative, technical or management role that most interests them. As part of their professional development, students are required to create a showreel of work that showcases their unique skills and talents to show to prospective employers. What Career will this course prepare me for? Students are given extensive theoretical and practical training using the most up-to-date facilities available to ensure they enter the industry with a realistic and competitive approach to all aspects of digital production. A career in television is a demanding one, but it is also very challenging and rewarding. You will be required to have solid technical knowledge and endless creative inspiration. Experience and determination are often the key elements towards a successful career. Graduates may find employment with:... [-]