Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries - New Media Design / Bachelor of Information Technology

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This fully externalised course will be of interest to students wishing to combine the key attributes of information technology and new media design (web development), particularly those wishing to seek creative careers in the entertainment industries of games development, digital film, animation, sound design and web-based creative applications. Creative arts applications are combined with the latest IT techniques and technologies to equip students to satisfy current industry demands while being prepared to shape future industry developments. The course is also designed to attract mature-age students considering a change of career or who are interested in being creative and knowledgeable in the new media and technology industries.

Course Fee:

International: $87,600

Entry Requirements:

NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 60 or higher; or Certificate IV or above; or STAT score of 135 or greater; or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience; or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma; or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (ZTEP01), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (ZPTS11 or ZPTS21), or other recognised tertiary preparation course.


2 common units; plus core and specialist units from the creative arts and industries and information technology degrees

Subjects you can Study:

New media design; Information technology

Further information:

Graduates of this combined degree are awarded both the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (New Media Design) and the Bachelor of Information Technology.


Australian Computer Society.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 4 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 8 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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