Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology / Bachelor of Visual Communication

University of Tasmania

There is increasing demand in the creative industries for designers and artists, skilled in producing rich interactive experiences, with both strong ICT skills and specialist art skills. The BICT-BVC combined degree will allow students to combined their technical and creative skills. Students will learn to merge the creative and imaginative with the technical to develop sophisticated and innovative digital products. The degree provides students with an opportunity to gain qualifications that will provide more breadth and offer wider opportunities for employment. The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT) aims to give students the opportunity to explore a broad range of aspects of ICT, and to graduate them with knowledge and skills in a variety of key areas of ICT for a lifelong career. The degree offers units across the complete spectrum of ICT, ranging from non-technical areas such as the nature of information and organisational needs for ICT, through the hardware, software, network and creative technologies which are used to satisfy these needs, to the communication, design, development and management skills needed to create, implement and integrate ICT components. The degree produces ICT professionals who are confident and articulate team players, and who are attuned to the needs, methods and attitudes of business and society. The BICT aims to provide ICT graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions in industry upon graduation and grow into leadership positions, achieve entrepreneurial ambition, or pursue research and graduate studies in ICT. The Bachelor of Visual Communication (BVC) equips students with the necessary technical, conceptual and research skills to produce innovative and effective graphic design and visual communications for an identified audience. The degree offers students a broad visual arts education in a wide range of studio disciplines. This course requires a commitment to learning through making, supported by a substantial theoretical foundation. All practical studio disciplines are informed by rigorous, challenging and ongoing discussion, critical reflection and peer feedback.

Course Fee:


International: $122,233

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent

Subjects you can Study:

Games and creative technology; Software development; Time-based media; Visual communication

Further information:

For more information visit: http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/cse/courses/p3c-bachelor-of-information-and-communication-technology-and-bachelor-of-visual-communication

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info Yes Full time 4 years
Hobart No info Yes Part time 9 years

Why study with us: We are Australia’s fourth oldest university and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide. Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Facilities and Services

The university’s campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie are large enough to offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities, but still small enough to ensure students receive the personalised advice and guidance not available at larger institutions.

Beyond Tasmania we also have three Sydney facilities, Rozelle and Darlinghurst, which offer nursing and paramedicine, and our Australian Maritime College study centre in Darling Harbour, which offers a range of marine and maritime programs.

Colleges

  • College of Arts, Law and Education
  • College of Health and Medicine
  • College of Sciences and Engineering 
  • Tasmanian School of Business and Economics

Specialist institutes

  • Australian Maritime College
  • Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
  • Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Our students have access to a range of services to help them have a successful and enjoyable university experience. These include clubs, societies, gyms and sports teams.

As well as our orientation activities, our UniStart program is delivered on all campuses and online to help students develop the skills required for independent learning and success at university, such as critical reading, academic writing, and understanding academic assessment. Our Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) program offers helpful unit-specific study sessions led by students who have previously succeeded in the same unit. 

Student advisors are also located within each college and offer individual help with challenges such as navigating systems or processes and physical or mental health. Students also have access to counselling 24 hours a day.

Admission and selection

Prospective students can apply for study at any time, and many of our courses have a midyear intake. We pride ourselves on supporting both academic high achievers and those who may not have a conventional academic history, including mature-aged students, career-changers and students without an ATAR. 

The university offers a range of generous scholarships across all areas of study for both domestic and international students. Awards are based on merit and equity and reward excellence and improve access for new and continuing students. 

Study options

Our international exchange program gives students the opportunity to study part of their course at universities around the world, including partner institutions in Asia and the USA. The university actively encourages students to undertake exchange and to assist we offer a range of financial assistance options. 

Our university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquire about this course

Related courses
NSW
ACT
SA
QLD
VIC
TAS
WA
NT
NZ