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

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info Yes Part time 9 years
Hobart No info Yes Full time 4 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

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

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

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

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