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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Content Creator, Interactive Media Manager, Videographer, Online Publisher, Media Producer, Social Media Manager, Content Marketer or Digital Project Manager, the Digital & Social Media course is for you.

The Digital & Social Media course is perfect for students who want to be producers and creators for media, arts, music, fashion and other creative industries. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working as digital and social media producers, online media marketers, media project and community managers, and digital executives.

You will undertake fundamental units in social media, content strategy and marketing, web design, videography, graphic design, photography and copywriting, alongside subjects in brand strategy and user experience. Students will work with real clients in a studio environment to develop industry relationships and their own portfolio.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world business experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

The Bachelor of Arts (Digital & Social Media) is perfect for students who want to be content designers and creators for the media, arts, music, film, fashion, and other creative industries.

The Bachelor degree can be completed in six trimesters (2 years) of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE, YOU WILL

Create professional-quality digital content for a variety of platforms

Gain an in-depth understanding of digital marketing and project management

Develop an understanding of social media strategy and content distribution

Learn practical skills in software applications such as Photoshop and InDesign

Develop your own portfolio of video, graphic design and photographic content

Learn how to write and edit professional online content

Work with real clients in a studio environment and develop industry relationships

Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

Study on-campus, online, or blended, with access to all of Collarts campus facilities

Complete your bachelor degree in two years instead of the standard three

Which department am I in?

School of Design

CRICOS

104502B

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,48,822) per year
AUD $69,984 for the entire course (AUD $8,748 per trimester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,48,822) per year
AUD $69,984 for the entire course (AUD $8,748 per trimester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Wellington Street Campus,

208 Wellington Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent (TOEFL or PTE equivalent can also be accepted).

For international students

→ Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent):

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score: 169

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

Pathways options

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students