What will I learn?

Prepare yourself for an ever-growing industry that combines computer science and digital media to create animation, computer games, computer graphics and information visualisation. Graduates have in-demand skills and the ability to develop systems and solutions for the digital media world.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in fundamentals of computing, fundamentals of information and communication technology, computer programming, simulation and serious game design, professional skills, convergence cultures, and essential media

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in software engineering, database and conceptual modelling, web-based systems development, computer networks and operating systems, and interaction design
  • study of computer programming or application development
  • elective topics in interaction design, digital graphic design, multimedia production, and digital games
  • study of mathematics, mathematics fundamentals or data science

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in enterprise cloud systems, interactive computer systems, computer game development, project management for engineering and science, and 3D media studio
  • a digital media technical project and a selection of computing elective topics, or an information technology practicum and workplace preparation.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • an honours thesis
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics topics.

Your career

Digital media is a fast growing and dynamic area of employment formed by the convergence of computer science and digital media including animation, computer games, computer graphics and information visualisation.

Potential occupations include:

  • 3D specialist
  • digital media designer
  • flash animator/developer
  • digital integration assistant
  • creative digital designer and developer.

Potential employers include:

  • governmental and private organisations
  • software companies
  • advertising agencies
  • television stations
  • e-commerce businesses
  • video and sound production companies.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

073346C

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,500.00 (US$ 22,703) per year
Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

Assumed knowledge: Knowledge of SACE stage two specialist mathematics, mathematical methods or equivalent is assumed.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia