The Media Arts (Honours) program is a one-year advanced undergraduate degree for high achieving students who have completed an undergraduate degree in Media Arts (or cognate area).
Duration 1 year full-time
The Bachelor of Media Arts (Honours) is a one-year advanced undergraduate degree for high-achieving students, designed for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in Media Arts (or cognate area) and wish to extend their critical and creative skills in media arts contexts. It enables students to advance their knowledge by developing a significant practice-led research project.
Graduates develop a detailed understanding of the relationship between theory and practice in contemporary media arts contexts, providing pathways to higher-degree research programs such as a Master of Fine Arts or PhD, as well as a range of careers in the arts, media and cultural sectors.
Students must complete 48 UOC including the following core courses:
- DART4201 Media Arts Honours Research Project 1 (12 UOC)
- DART4202 Media Arts Honours Research Project 2 (12 UOC; this course is taken twice for a total of 24 UOC).
- ADAD4100 Honours Professional Experience Project (6 UOC)
- One of: DART4300 Theories of Art History and Culture (6 UOC) OR DDES4200 Design Research Foundations (6 UOC).
Students must have completed the UNSW Bachelor of Media Arts or other cognate recognised Level 7 qualification. Entry to Honours requires a WAM of 70 or higher (or equivalent) in the relevant Level 7 qualification prior to entry. Entry is subject to resources and the approval of the Deputy Head of School, Art.
Graduates develop a deeper understanding of contemporary art practice and research, providing pathways to higher-degree research programs such as a Master of Fine Arts or PhD and an array of careers in the arts and cultural sectors.
Our graduates are highly sought after in the digital media, communications, film and entertainment industries both nationally and internationally.
Graduates find employment in areas including:
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