Digital Culture - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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If you are creatively minded and excited by the latest digital innovations, then consider studying Digital Culture. Focusing on design, USC’s multi-disciplinary curriculum gives you the freedom to specialise in either Digital Culture or Photographic Practice.

You will learn how to commercialise your artistic talents and explore the benefits of publishing and showcasing your work using digital platforms. With flexible coursework, you can choose to practice photography on a professional level or focus on developing your calligraphy and hand-lettering skills.

You will discover how digital advancements have influenced modern design and gain the business skills you need to succeed in the contemporary design industry. Taught by staff with real-world industry experience, you will graduate with a portfolio of professional work to present to prospective employers.

Explore the full range of Creative Industries majors and minors.

The Digital Culture Major can be selected in the Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Design, and Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Design.

The Digital Culture Minor can be selected in the in the Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication and Bachelor of Design.

Major (8)

For a major in Digital Culture, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
DES103 Fundamentals of Photography
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES104 Art, Design and Digital Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES200 Design Futures
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES204 Photographic Narratives
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES206 Photomedia Curation
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES212 Visual Communication & Meaning
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES304 Sensing Environments
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES309 Design Capstone
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: Course Coordinator Consent Required and Completed 192 units

Minor (4)

For a minor in Digital Culture, students must successfully complete 4 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
DES104 Art, Design and Digital Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES200 Design Futures
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES304 Sensing Environments
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES309 Design Capstone
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: Course Coordinator Consent Required and Completed 192 units