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Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media) Program - offered by Flinders University, Australia
Course no : 133-T70100-01
Commencement Date : September 2013
Flinders University enjoys a well-justified reputation for its excellence in teaching and research. It has a long-standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all and a proud record of community engagement. It has been a leader in film and related media in South Australia, producing filmmakers such as Scott Hicks, director of the Oscar-winning film "Shine".
Flinders staff members have received a number of national awards for teaching excellence, including the Prime Minister's Award for University Teacher. Since its establishment in 1966, Flinders now has over 60,000 alumni, and international students from nearly 100 countries.
For further details, please visit http://www.flinders.edu.au/
CRICOS Provider Number: 00114A
(Ref. No. 412063)
Screen and Media at Flinders University
The Department of Screen and Media offers Adelaide's largest and most diverse tertiary program in the study of audiovisual media, which is also one of the most respected and successful university programs in this field in Australia.
The screen media studied include film, television, and digital technologies of the Internet and computer-based media. We offer students experiences that allow them to examine these media critically and to work in them creatively.
Across a wide range of analytical, theoretical and historical topics we examine screen media as artistic enterprises, technologies, textual systems, industrial processes and instruments of ideology. Programs of the department provide extensive opportunities for students to gain production skills and experience in online environments.
For further details, please visit http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/screen-and-media/
This degree program is offered by the Department of Screen and Media in the School of Humanities, Flinders University. The degree aims to explore the connections between technology and the creative arts and the ways in which digital media is used in society and the workplace. It combines studies in IT, multimedia design and culture, with a strong emphasis on working in creative teams.
Students will gain basic professional skills in digital media production, including the operation of software and hardware, as well as the ability to plan, develop and complete video and digital media products, including scripting, production and post-production stages. Other topics will aim to study these media critically and analytically with an aim to producing graduates with a combination of creative and analytical skills, as well as industry knowledge.
Why study Digital Media at Flinders?
The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media) at Flinders:
- is designed for students who want to fill key creative writing roles in the audio-visual and digital media industries
- provides you with the skills to begin your career in the creative industries
- offers innovative yet practical education with a strong vocational focus
- is recognized as the leading course of its type in South Australia.
Some sharings from students of Flinders University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKQohE1n7cA
This is a unique course for students who want to fill key creative roles in the theatre, film, television or digital media industries, as writers, researchers, editors, actors, directors, administrators or producers.
Besides, graduates of the Degree Programme are of equal status as the resident graduates. Interested candidates are also eligable to further their studies in the area of film production, digital media as well as research.
For further details, please visit http://www.flinders.edu.au/careers/degree/creative-arts.cfm
The degree will be awarded by Flinders University and will have an equal status as those awarded by the university to resident graduates.
Students with an appropriate Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in this field are required to complete 8 courses. Depending on previous studies and subject to the consideration and discretion of the University, students may be required to study 1 to 2 bridging courses for articulation into this degree programme.
History of Film Style
Introduction to Script Writing
Screen Production Techniques 5 (Short Drama Production)
Globalization and Entertainment Media
Screen Production Techniques 8 (Screen Production Project)
All course contents conform to the requirements and standards set by Flinders University.
All lectures are taught by the academic staff of Flinders University and supplemented with tutorials conducted by local tutors.
The Programme's Leader - Dr. Mike Walsh
Dr. Mike Walsh, Senior Lecturer in Screen and Media, Flinders University, is the Leader of the Programme. He is currently a programmer and the writer/editor for the BigPond Adelaide Film Festival. He is a contributing editor to national arts magazines like "RealTime" and "Metro". He is also an expert in Asian Cinema and screen media production development. Though working in Flinders University, Mike is actively participating Hong Kong's events like the Hong Kong International Film Festival and Hong Kong Film Award. Full biography of Dr. Mike Walsh can be found in http://www.flinders.edu.au/people/mike.walsh.
Medium of Instruction
All lectures and tutorials are conducted in English. All student assessments, both written and oral, are in English.
Students are required to study 4 courses in each semester. The Program can normally be completed within 8 months of full-time studies.
Students can apply for financial assistance through the Government's Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS). Details of NLS can be obtained from the website of the Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA) at http://www.sfaa.gov.hk/.
The application form* should be submitted with the following:
- A copy of certificates and transcripts of all relevant academic qualifications, e.g. AD, HD, HKAL, HKCEE, etc;
- Proof of English Language proficiency, e.g. IELTS, if any;
- A copy of Hong Kong identity card or relevant identification documents;
- Non-refundable application fee HK$200 by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to 'The Chinese University of Hong Kong';
- A portfolio CD / DVD includes video, interactive media, motion graphics/ animation, etc.
*Application form can be downloaded from here
c/o Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)
School of Continuing and Professional Studies,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Inter-University Hall, Shatin, New Territories
This is an exempted course governed by the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Reference No. 412063). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.
||5 June 2013 (Wed)
||4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
||7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
||East Ocean Learning Centre [Map]
||Have completed either an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma Program in a related discipline and will need to demonstrate an appropriate standard of English consistent with Flinders University requirements.
|Closing Date for Application
||30 April 2013 (1st round)
5 July 2013
||AU$ 12,500.00 for 8 subjects or the whole program
||Telephone No.: 2209 0222
|Fax No.: 2603 6565