Diploma of Digital Media - CC25
CQUniversity's Diploma of Digital Media can prepare you for para-professional work in the digital media industries. This course will provide you with skills and knowledge that can be applied in a variety of fields associated with design, technology and media.
Online, On Campus
1 years full-time, 2 years part-time
The Diploma of Digital Media will prepare you to work within the digital media industries by providing practical skills and relevant theory that can be applied in a variety of fields associated with design, technology and media.
Working within multimedia computer laboratories and production studios, you will learn how to create digital media works using industry-standard software development tools and techniques.
This course will equip you with the skills to think critically, solve problems, communicate effectively and work independently in response to digital media project demands.
On completion of this course you may choose to further your skills with the Associate Degree or Bachelor of Digital Media.
|Core Units||8||Major Units||None|
You are required to complete eight core units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
Our Diploma, Associate Degree and Bachelor of Digital Media provide a specialised view of digital media at varying levels. Each will prepare you with practical skills and relevant theory that can be applied to design, technology and media.
The diploma provides you with a solid foundation of digital media principles and provides a pathway into the associate degree and bachelor.
The associate degree and bachelor provide you with the flexibility to focus on your strengths and interests with a choice of minors available in animation, graphic design, interactive media, or screen production.
The bachelor advances your skills, knowledge and experience offering you opportunities to complete real-world projects.
The Diploma, Associate Degree and Bachelor of Digital Media provide you with study options that transition seamlessly.
Choose your study level
You have the option to start at any level or work your way up from the diploma through to the bachelor. If you commence your studies with the Diploma of Digital Media, upon completion, you will be able to transition into the second year of the Associate Degree or Bachelors.
If you start with the Associate Degree of Digital Media and would like to continue with further study, you will be able to transition into the third year of the Bachelor.
If you study the Bachelor, the Diploma and Associate Degree are embedded as exit and interim awards.
Throughout your studies, you will work within multimedia computer laboratories and production studios and learn how to create digital media works using industry-standard software tools and techniques.
|Term 1 - 2021||Brisbane|
|Term 1 - 2022||Brisbane|
|Term 2 - 2021||Brisbane|
|Term 2 - 2022||Brisbane|
|Term 1 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2022||Available Online|
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent); or
- An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
- Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - required 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - required an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study and must appear on a single result certificate.
International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.
Each student will be assessed individually.
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
The digital revolution has dramatically changed the way we work, learn, play and communicate. It has created jobs that didn’t exist a decade ago and it has profoundly changed others. People who are skilled in the production and application of digital media are in demand. The Diploma of Digital Media prepares graduates for paraprofessional work within the digital media industries. Employment opportunities for graduates with relevant creative and technical expertise can be found in areas such as web design, graphic design, publishing, photography, illustration, animation, game development, software development, audio production, video production, film and television post-production, visual effects, advertising, marketing, journalism, corporate communications, education and training.
Please note the following important information:
»» Fees are in Australian dollars A$.
»» Fees are indicative only and do not cover additional costs such as textbooks, accommodation, visa applications, OSHC, general living etc.
»» Fees are based on a full-time study load and the final fee payable will be determined by your selection of units and if any credit was awarded for recognition of prior learning.
»» The University reserves the right to amend fees at any time during the course. Fees are reviewed yearly and may increase in the following year to enable CQUniversity to continue to provide quality services and facilities to students.
»» Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
»» It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of the entry requirements and prerequisites of the courses you wish to undertake.
»» The typical annual fee shown provides an estimate of the tuition fees for the first year of the course in the same academic year. This estimate assumes a full-time study load of 4 units per term (based on two terms).
»» International students holding an Australian Student Visa can only undertake courses online from an overseas location.
»» Courses undertaken online may be studied on a full-time or part-time mode.
»» International students studying on-campus in Australia may take no more than 33 per cent of their entire course by online education, and this option cannot be taken in its entirety during a compulsory term (Term 1 and Term 2).For more information, please submit your enquiry at www.cqu.edu.au/international-enquire
Please refer to our international course fees page.
We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.
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