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Become a future innovator and leader
Set yourself for success in the dynamic contemporary digital media industry. This degree’s multidisciplinary approach will develop your technical competency and digital creativity through the study of design methods, electronic audio, visual media, computation, and critical thinking. Combine these skills to produce imaginative concepts, functioning prototypes, digital audio-visual artefacts and assets, and interaction designs for everyday life. Study at the Queensland College of Art’s South Bank campus, in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at the thriving arts and technology community at the Gold Coast campus.
Study creative and interactive media at Griffith
Develop technological prowess, an aesthetic focus, and the ability to embrace emerging career opportunities in creative media technologies. Award majors exist in digital arts and design and media applications.
Digital Arts and Design Award Major
Learn to design interactive experiences ranging from audio-visual installations to experimental mobile apps and websites. Gain a solid grounding in diverse digital media including 2D and 3D graphics, sound, and video. Apply your skills across physical computing, mobile systems, wearable technology, new media arts and games. You’ll be empowered to design and produce imaginative concepts, innovative prototypes, and complete artworks and designs to industry standard.
Media Applications Award Major
Learn essential skills to design, develop and program computer games, web and mobile applications. This major introduces you to various programming languages and their appropriate use, including team programming concepts, development environments, scripting techniques, software tools, life-cycle processes, testing and deployment. You’ll be given a systematic introduction to the development of dynamic, community-based applications. You’ll learn how to integrate web-coding, server-side scripting languages, database systems and native mobile applications.
Choose to do a double major, or undertake one award major plus a complementary specialisation in one of the following areas:
- Graphic and communication design
- Interior design and environments
- Product and 3D design
- Games design
- Music technology
- Data science and artificial intelligence
- Information systems
- Computer networks and security
- Software engineering
- Creative entrepreneurship
Queensland College of Art graduate
Working in the art department of New York-based fashion label Rag & Bone, design graduate Thembi Hanify has fond memories of studying at Queensland College of Art. “I really feel like I learned so much in my time there,” she says. “My tutors were very supportive and their real-world critique and experience gave me the knowledge I needed to make the jump into the deep end that is New York.” Thembi says it was great to be part of such a diverse creative community while studying. “Interacting with students from different areas, like photography and fine art, greatly influenced my approach to visual communication,” she says.
|Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Digital Media||Gold Coast|
|Bachelor of Digital Media||Overseas|
|Bachelor of Digital Media with Honours||Gold Coast|
|Graduate Certificate in Interactive Media||South Bank|
|Master of Interactive Media||South Bank|
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
You’ll graduate with the creative digital media skills that the world’s leading design and technology employers demand
You’ll be well-placed to meet the need for creators and thinkers, uniquely skilled in the arts, design and code, who can reimagine and reconfigure the way we engage with the world. Leading edge design and technology companies, and arts institutions, are chasing practitioners with high level creative and digital media skills. Future careers are waiting in commercial enterprises, the fine arts sector and government, and independent start-ups. Career outcomes include:
- Creative technologist
- Interactive media developer
- Creative director
- Web design and development
- App design and development
- Digital content manager
- Digital media artist
- Experience designer
- Computer game programming
- Interface design
- Multimedia production
- eLearning design
- Human-computer interaction
- Digital innovation
August 16, 2016
Griffith film students collaborate with Hugo Weaving
Wednesday 14 September
2017 GAMSAT test due
Those registered for the GAMSAT will sit the test Wednesday 14 September.
Monday 26 September — Friday 30 September
Queensland conservatorium auditions
Queensland Conservatorium live auditions will be conducted the week beginning Monday 26 September.
Friday 30 September
Queensland Conservatorium QTAC and UAC applications due
Apply by 30 September via QTAC or UAC for Queensland Conservatorium degrees.
Friday 30 September
QTAC and UAC on time applications close
To attend Griffith in 2017, apply for our degrees via QTAC or UAC by 30 September, 2016. You can apply after this date, but a late fee will apply.