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  • CUA51015
  • 091827C

Diploma of Screen and Media

Interactive Media
At a glance

At a glance

Activate your career in screen and media with this diploma qualification. This course is ideal for creative people seeking employment in interactive media.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Screen Producer
  • Interactive Media Designer
COURSE OUTCOME

CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

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Course overview

Course overview

Be a part of the next generation of Australian creatives with this high-level qualification. This industry-focused course will provide you with the specialised knowledge to operate individually or collaboratively within the interactive media industry. Technology is redefining the screen and media landscape and this course will give you the advanced skills necessary to work in this evolving industry sector.

Develop a greater understanding of digital simulation and animation, designing games and elearning tools, and creating 3D characters and digital environments. TAFE Queensland's state-of-the-art facilities, network of leading experts, and specialist educators with strong links to industry are ready to launch you into the screen and media world.

Successful completion of this course will give you the skills required to seek employment as a 3D modeller and animator, virtual reality content creator, motion graphic artist or website developer. This qualification also provides great articulation opportunities into a number of higher education courses.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 12 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCRT501
Originate and develop concepts
CUAIND502
Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR505
Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Gold Coast
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
CUAANM302
Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM303
Create 3D digital models
CUAANM502
Create 3D digital environments
CUADIG403
Create user interfaces
CUADIG404
Apply scripting language in authoring
CUADIG501
Coordinate the testing of interactive media products
CUADIG504
Design games
CUADIG506
Design interaction
CUADIG507
Design digital simulations
CUAPPM407
Create storyboards
ICTWEB505
Develop complex web page layouts
Greater Brisbane
ICTDMT501
Incorporate and edit digital video
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBDES402
Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBDES403
Develop and extend design skills and practice
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
CUAACD512
Work with photomedia in creative practice
CUAANM302
Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM303
Create 3D digital models
CUAANM402
Create digital visual effects
CUAANM502
Create 3D digital environments
CUACAM401
Shoot a wide range of screen content
CUADIG403
Create user interfaces
CUADIG404
Apply scripting language in authoring
CUADIG501
Coordinate the testing of interactive media products
CUADIG504
Design games
CUADIG506
Design interaction
CUADIG507
Design digital simulations
CUAGRD503
Produce typographic design solutions
CUAIND401
Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
CUAPPM407
Create storyboards
CUASOU407
Edit sound
ICTWEB505
Develop complex web page layouts

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $10,150 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students:

It is recommended that you meet one of the following requirements:-

  • successful completion of at least Year 12, Certificate IV or equivalent; or
  • be of mature-age

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

• English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - Click here for a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
• Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.  Click here for more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to an external hard drive (minimum 1TB), and personal stationary.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland