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What will I learn?

Overview

The Bachelor of Media Arts degree is innovative, industry-aligned and will provide you with strong foundations in contemporary creative media production, including animation, visual effects, moving image, sound and 3D visualisation.

Working in a studio-based learning environment, you’ll gain hands-on skills complemented by theoretical studies that encourage critical thinking, contextual awareness and innovation.

You’ll be taught by accomplished, industry-active media artists, producers and theorists and have connections with Australia’s leading research labs in creative robotics, interactive and immersive cinema and 3D Visualisation.

Future careers

UNSW’s Bachelor of Media Arts prepares students to be dynamic and successful creative media practitioners. Our graduates are highly sought after in the digital media, communications, film and entertainment industries nationally and internationally.

Potential careers

Career Opportunities

Animator and 3D artist
Digital publishing and communications specialist
Art and advertising director
Film and television producer
Visual effects and post-production designer
Media strategist
Sound designer

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

CRICOS

097694G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,440.00 (20,36,997) per year
AUD $117,000 for the entire course

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Paddington Campus

Corner of Oxford Street and Greens Road,

PADDINGTON,

New South Wales,

2021, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have a high school qualification, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognized prior study or university transfer. English Language requirements: IELTS Academic version only: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT): 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); UNSW Institute of Languages University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest).

For international students

There are several admission pathways to an undergraduate degree at UNSW including high school qualifications, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognised prior study or university transfer.

English Language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 180 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): C+, Writing C.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

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