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  • CUA51020
  • 107862J

Diploma of Screen and Media - Post-production

At a glance

At a glance

Activate your career in screen and media with this advanced qualification. This course is ideal for creative people seeking employment in post-production, including video editing, animation and visual effects within the interactive media industries.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Editor
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Rotoscoping Artist
  • Title Designer
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • 3D Animator
  • 3D Modeller
  • Compositor
  • Visual Effects Artist
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CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media - Post-production

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Course overview

Course overview

Activate your career in screen and media with this diploma qualification. This course is ideal for creative people seeking employment in post-production, including areas such as video editing, 3D modelling, 3D animation and Visual Effects.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, there's very strong job growth predicted in both production, animation and visual effects industries. 

This course will give you the advanced skills required to work within this creatively challenging sector. Enhance your skills and job prospects by choosing to specialise in post-production and learn how to edit video, develop concept art and create, texture and animate 3D models. You will also learn how to composite green screen footage, create titles, make set extensions and create visual effects.

TAFE Queensland's state-of-the-art facilities and a 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 necessary skills to seek employment in the screen and media industry specialising in post-production. This course also provides great articulation opportunities into a range of higher education courses.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below. 

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CUAIND412
Provide freelance services
CUAIND512
Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR411
Realise a creative project
CUAPPR515
Establish and maintain safe creative practice
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CUAANM302
Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM313
Create 3D digital models
CUAANM411
Create advanced 3D digital models
CUAANM412
Create digital visual effects
CUAANM413 
Create titles for screen productions
CUAANM511
Create 3D digital character animations
CUACAM411
Shoot different screen content
CUADIG518 
Refine digital art techniques
CUAIND411 
Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
CUAPOS412 
Manage media assets
CUAPOS511
Edit complex media productions

Note: For some courses, 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
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • 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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This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $16,221 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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Money IconInternational Student Payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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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;
  • non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

You must also:

  • have sound literacy and numeracy skills; and
  • sound computer skills.

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 - view 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. View more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

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.

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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Get started with TAFE Queensland

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
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland