Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

309815 v.1 Graduate Diploma in Electronic Arts


Course CRICOS Code: 055619K
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


Electronic arts do not simply present technical challenges, they create a range of new, conceptual, linguistic and philosophical problems requiring solutions that feed upon the expertise and experience of educators, media practitioners, creative artist, visual thinkers, hardware and software engineers, architects, mathematicians. Electronic arts has the potential to build bridges across divided areas of study to create new areas of research towards real world outcomes.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A three-year bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline. Applicants without a degree but with substantial and recent relevant experience and who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Electronic Arts with a course weighted average of 70% may be permitted to enter the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

309595 v.1   Electronic Arts 511 - Mediated Body 4.0 25.0
309598 v.1   Electronic Arts 591 - Project 4.0 25.0
309604 v.1   Electronic Arts 590 - Research Methods 4.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

309597 v.1   Electronic Arts 512 - Spatiality and Interactivity 4.0 25.0
309599 v.1   Electronic Arts 592 - Project 4.0 25.0
309600 v.1 # Electronic Arts 593 - Project 4.0 25.0
# As an alternative this unit, students may select an elective in consultation with the course coordinator


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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