Minor Overview

About this minor
The Digital Creativity minor enables students to study emerging digital platforms that are used in arts, media and design. Through the units, students undertake offerings in interactive storytelling, Internet media, electronic music, animation, filmmaking, AI art and extended reality (XR) applications. The program exposes students to the creative processes including ideation, planning and production, as well as designing and studying audience engagement. Students have the opportunity to equip and familiarize themselves with a variety of digital media tools and concepts. The minor emphasizes creative studio practice and critical and analytical approaches to content creation, which can be used in shaping our digital futures. For students taking a minor which shares units with their other unit sets (majors or minors): in order for minors to be recognised on academic and graduation documents, students may only have a maximum of one unit overlapping between their unit sets.
Students are able to (1) discuss the focus of your creative work in relation to the broader field of film; (2) Apply a range of concepts and methods in conceptualizing, producing and disseminating digital arts; (3) Communicate information and ideas effectively in written, oral and creative modes; and (4) Apply creative and critical thinking on all the major stages of digital art production.


Key to availability of units:
Semester 1
Semester 2
not available in 2024 – may be available in 2025 or 2026
Take all units (12 points):

Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
S2 ARTF1053 Digital Art and Object Making
VISA1051 Art in the Environment VISA1053 Video Art: Methods and Means
S2 MUSC1055 Electronic Music: Methods and Means None
Level 2—take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:

Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
S2 ARTF2021 Animation and Video
ARTF1052 Fine Arts Studio: Record, Visualise & Imagine (formerly VISA1050 Art of Visualisation and Recording) and/or ARTF1053 Fine Arts Studio: Space, Time & Beyond (formerly VISA1053 Video Art: Methods and Means)
S1 MUSC2274 Electronic Music: Sampling and Synthesis
MUSC1055 Electronic Music: Methods and Means
or MUSC1442 Contemporary Popular Music Principal Studies 2
Level 3—take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:

Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
N/A ARTF3020 Advanced Film: Immersive Cinematic Experiences
Completion of 12 points of Level 2 Fine Arts units (ARTF-coded units), including ARTF2020 Moving Images and/or ARTF2021 Cinematic Spaces.
S2 MUSC3336 Music in Film, TV and Video Games
any level 2 unit (this unit does not require any technical music literacy)