Artist, Performer, Fashion Designer, Fashion Retailer, Stylist, Costume Designer, Contemporary Performer, Actor, Entertainer, Director
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.
Bachelor of Contemporary Arts students can study unitsets in the following disciplines as part of this course:
* Contemporary Fashion
* Contemporary Performance
* Visual Arts
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The Bachelor of Contemporary Arts degree is a 360 credit point, three year full-time award which may be studied in part-time mode.
The degree has three main components:
* a foundation program of 60 credit points and four specialised electives (60 credit points), completed in first year
* a Major program consisting of 120 credit points in a specialised area (listed below)
* a supplementary program consisting of 120 credit points from one of the following options:
o a second Major from the Bachelor of Contemporary Arts or from any other program in the School of Communications & Contemporary Arts; or at ECU;or
o a Minor study, plus electives;or
o an elective program of 120 credit points.
Whatever pattern students choose:
* normally no more than 150 credit points may be studied at first year level;
* at least 60 credit points must be at third year level.
Unit Description Points
Students must complete the following core units:
CCA1101 Contexts of Modernity 15
CCA1102 Representation and Interpretation 15
CCA1103 Creativity: Theory, Practice and History 15
CMM1108 Communications and Digital Technology 15
And 60 credit points of level 1 electives recommended by each major programme
Electives from outside School of Communications & Contemporary Arts (up to 30 credit points total)
Year Two / Year Three Units
In the second year, students embark on their Major programs. Major programs consist of 120CP worth of study. Students must complete one or two Major programs within School of Communications & Contemporary Arts. In the Bachelor of Contemporary Arts the following majors are available:
# Contemporary Fashion
# Contemporary Performance
# Visual Arts