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.

Outcomes
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.

Units

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2022

Note:Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2023 or 2024.

Take all units (12 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
S2 ARTF1053 Digital Art and Object Making
Prerequisites:
Nil.
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
VISA1051 Art in the Environment VISA1053 Video Art: Methods and Means
S2 MUSC1055 Electronic Music: Methods and Means
Prerequisites:
Nil.
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Level 2—take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:
Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
S1 ARTF2021 Animation and Video
Prerequisites:
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)
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1 MUSC2274 Electronic Music: Sampling and Synthesis
Prerequisites:
MUSC1055 Electronic Music: Methods and Means
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
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
Prerequisites:
Completion of 12 points of Level 2 Fine Arts units (ARTF-coded units), including ARTF2020 Moving Images and/
or
ARTF2021 Cinematic Spaces.
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S2 MUSC3336 Music in Film, TV and Video Games
Prerequisites:
any level 2 unit (this unit does not require any technical music literacy)
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil