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Creative Media Honours (BCrMedia(Hons))


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Title Creative Media Honours (BCrMedia(Hons))
Course Code H1270
Study Level Bachelor's Honours (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Creative Media, Arts and Design
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Bachelor of Creative Media Honours (BCrMedia(Hons))
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Description The aim of Honours is to extend the student's grasp of the principles and practice of their subject, and to develop the ability for independent research.

An Honours qualification of 2A is normally required for admission to higher research degree study.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Completion of a Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in the same discipline or cognate area with a Distinction average; subject to availability of a suitable supervisor and approval by the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) of the School.

English competence.
Apply Online Applications can be made online at http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/OnlineApplicationsHonours
Course Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE
Graduates of this degree will be able to:
a) demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the underlying
principles and concepts in their discipline
b) demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods
Graduates of this degree will be able to:
a) review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to identify and
provide solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence
b) apply technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of
knowledge and theoretical concepts with advanced understanding in some
c) exercise critical thinking and judgement in developing new
d) design and use research in a project
e) present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a
variety of audiences
Graduates of this degree will be able to:
a) demonstrate initiative and judgement in professional practice and/or
b) adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
c) show responsibility and accountability for own learning and practice and
in collaboration with others within broad parameters
d) plan and execute project work and/or a piece of research and
scholarship with some independence
Adapted from the Australian Qualifications Framework:
Employment Prospects Design studios, photojournalism, advertising, music venues, music studios, game studios, freelancing, client consultation, government agencies, NGOs, not-for-profit organisations, community groups, galleries
Main research areas Practice based research relevant to: screen production, sound, graphic design, photography and photographic culture, games art and design, games theory, sound technology, music technology, interactive media, media studies; Australian indigenous media; creative industries; film; cinema; television; sound; new media; digital video; documentary
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 24 credit points

Coursework - 12 credit points

ART604 Advanced Research Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

ART503 Honours Seminar in Arts - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

ART555 Honours Topic - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Thesis - 12 credit points

CRE569 Honours Thesis in Creative Media - 12 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

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