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Bachelor of Visual Communication (13F)

Course Structure

In the Bachelor of Visual Communication, you enrol in 2 majors, a minor and 4 student electives. The Support Studies major is the compulsory major for all students, with a choice of second major and minor and student electives.

This degree consists of a total of 24 units comprising:
  • A reversed major of 8 units: 4 introductory, 2 intermediate, 2 advanced units
  • A (standard) major of 8 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate, 4 advanced units
  • A minor of 4 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate units
  • Four student elective units: units which may be chosen from this or any other subject area within the University, provided they meet the unit level requirements for the degree (see next point below), unit pre-requisites and quotas. You may take individual units or study the equivalent of a second minor through your student electives and try out different subject areas – it’s your choice.
  • Unit level requirements for the degree are: between 8-10 units at introductory level, 6-10 units at intermediate level and 6-10 units at advanced level.
This diagram illustrates the course structure. Please check individual unit information for the semester that each unit is available in.

Year 1

Major 1  
Introductory Unit 1
Minor 1  
Introductory Unit 1
Major 1  
Introductory Unit 2
Minor 1  
Introductory Unit 2
Introductory Unit 3
Choice from 9 units...
Introductory Unit 4
Choice from 9 units...
 

Year 2

Major 1  
Intermediate Unit 1
Minor 1  
Intermediate Unit 1
 
Student Elective 1
Major 1  
Intermediate Unit 2
Minor 1  
Intermediate Unit 2
 
Student Elective 2
Intermediate Unit 2
Choice from 8 units...
 

Year 3

Major 1  
Advanced Unit 1
Major 1  
Advanced Unit 2
 
Student Elective 3
Major 1  
Advanced Unit 3
Major 1  
Advanced Unit 4
 
Student Elective 4
 
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Major 1

A choice of one of the following:
Electronic Media - Hobart Visual Communication - Hobart
 
 

Reversed Major 1

BVC Support Studies
 
 

Minor 1

A choice of one of the following:
Electronic Media Visual Communication
 

Student Electives

Student electives are your choice of available units from any study area across the University, provided you are eligible to enrol in them (i.e. meet any unit pre-requisites). You can take up to a second major or minor from the degree schedule through your student electives or the equivalent of a major or minor from a discipline area outside the degree schedule and try out different subjects – it’s your choice.

A wide range of Student Electives are available.