Interactive Media - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Interactive MediaMajorMinor

This major is a unique combination of technology, design, art and the sciences. You will develop a detailed understanding of interactive design and how it influences our everyday lives. Through practical coursework, you will design and produce creative solutions to real-world problems and graduate with a portfolio of creative work, ready to present to future employers.

A key project during your studies will explore wearable technology as a way of understanding the interplay between human factors and technology.

Taught by esteemed staff with industry experience, you will acquire highly sought-after digital skills and help shape the future of our world.

Major (8)

For a major in Interactive Media, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
DES104 Art, Design and Digital Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES105 Design Methods
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
CMN226 Creative and Interactive Advertising
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES200 Design Futures
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES221 Introduction to Interactive Media
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES222 Responsive Design and Wearable Technologies
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: DES221 or (CSC100 and ENG103)
DES307 Interactive Technologies and Environments
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: DES221
Anti: DES223
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 Interactive Media, students must successfully complete 4 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
DES105 Design Methods
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES221 Introduction to Interactive Media
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
DES222 Responsive Design and Wearable Technologies
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: DES221 or (CSC100 and ENG103)
DES307 Interactive Technologies and Environments
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: DES221
Anti: DES223