You’ll find unlimited opportunities across any industry with roles in digital media and design including:
- web or graphic designer and illustrator
- game or software developer,
- audio or video producer,
- visual effect specialist,
- digital marketer or advertising professional.
Labour Market Insights (2022) is projecting very strong job growth for graphic and web designers, and illustrators – 21.7% (or 13,900 more jobs) by 2026. Strong growth is also projected for web developers and multimedia specialists – 13.7% (or 1,900 more jobs) by 2026.
Skills and traits
A career in digital media will develop your technical and communication skills. This, combined with your flair for creativity, and ability to provide solutions to client problems and think critically about your options will see you bring your ideas to life in innovative ways.
- Creative and imaginative
- Attention to detail
- Visual communicator and storyteller
- Tech savvy
- Ability to interpret a brief or instructions
- Strong communication skills
- Creative thinker and problem solver
Digital media degrees
Learn more about the digital media courses at CQU. Enjoy the varying study levels and the range of minors to choose from including:
- graphic design,
- interactive media, or
- screen production.
Each course equips you with practical skills and relevant theory that you can apply to your design, technology and media career.
CC25 - Diploma of Digital Media
Make a start in a career focused on design, technology and media by developing practical skills and knowledge that can be applied in a range of industries.
CC26 - Associate Degree of Digital Media
Prepare for paraprofessional work within the media and communications industry by building practical skills knowledge that can be applied in a variety of fields associated with design, technology and media.
CC24 - Bachelor of Digital Media
This degree can prepare you for a career in a range of fields including web design, graphic design, publishing, photography, illustration, animation, game development, software development, audio production and many more.
Bachelor of Digital Media covered all the avenues that I wanted to dip my toe into and try out – graphic design, film industry marketing and social media – all stuff that I wouldn't have gotten just by doing a straight animation degree.
Bachelor of Digital Media