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Screen and Media

Advanced Diploma Of

Code: CUA60615 Cricos: 092778K

Overview

Campus

Collingwood

Campus

Collingwood

Duration

12 months full time / part time

Duration

12 months full time / part time

Next Intake

February

Next Intake

February, February

Join a booming creative industry

Video now accounts for almost 80% of the internet and the skills to create digital content are highly sought after within Australia’s $43.7 billion media industry. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media builds on the skills and theory learned in our Certificate IV in Screen and Media to teach you the practical skills to develop your craft in the world of digital television, film and video production to a professional level.

Focus on learning world-class production skills

This qualification will expand and enrich your screen and media skills through hands-on learning. You’ll be taught by film and television industry professionals in world-class production and studio facilities, including 4K-capable computer labs and editing suites, sound recording booths, industry-standard camera and lighting equipment and a state-of-the-art TV studio. You’ll work with Melbourne Polytechnic’s industry partners and get involved with real TV shows and films broadcast on community TV and our own online TV platform. Learn all aspects of single camera production, including audio, videography and post-production skills, including broadcast workflows, and enter the industry with a set of skills in high demand. Our Screen and Media programs have an excellent reputation within the industry, and Melbourne Polytechnic teachers frequently connect students with employment opportunities with major TV networks, production houses and media agencies.

Get ahead in a competitive industry

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media will teach you the skills you need to thrive in the competitive media industry. We’ll help you prepare your professional resume and create a compelling portfolio and showreel to land an industry job. After you graduate from this course, you might find work in corporate video production houses, advertising agencies, government organisations, private industry, the film industry or TV broadcasting.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

When you graduate from this course you will eligible for employment in corporate video production houses, advertising agencies, government organisations, private industry and TV broadcasting

Pathways

Ask us about further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.

Akolda Bil

"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used, including observation of your performance and actions, direct questioning and verbal interaction, written tests and assignments, review of production portfolios and analysis of finished video productions.

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Units of Study
Code Subject Elective Hours
CUAPPR606 EXTEND EXPERTISE IN A SPECIALISED ART FORM TO PROFESSIONAL LEVEL Core 80
CUAPPR603 ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF CREATIVE PRACTICE Core 70
CUAANM503 DESIGN ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS Core 80
CUADES502 REALISE PRODUCTION DESIGNS Core 100
CUADRT601 ESTABLISH THE CREATIVE VISION FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS Core 50
CUADRT502 DIRECT PERFORMERS FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS Core 50
CUARES503 ANALYSE CULTURAL HISTORY AND THEORY Core 70
CUAPPR505 ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN SAFE CREATIVE PRACTICE Core 30
CUASMT503 DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN PRODUCTION DOCUMENTS Core 100
CUADRT605 COLLABORATE WITH EDITORS DURING POST-PRODUCTION Core 50
CUACAM601 DIRECT CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS Core 50
CUAWRT601 WRITE SCRIPTS Core 50
CUADRT603 Core 50
CUAPPR605 EVOLVE IDEAS FOR PROFESSIONAL CREATIVE WORK Core 50
CUAWRT502 DEVELOP STORYLINES AND TREATMENTS Core 50
CUADRT604 DEVISE CAMERA COVERAGE Core 50

Fees & Costs

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Tuition Fees
$9550.00 - $15350.00
$8026 per semester
$16052 per year
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.

Materials and Amenities cost

  • we will supply learning materials, books and a personal data storage device
  • it is helpful to own a computer with video editing software to be able to work at home
  • a great range of cameras, lights, edit suites and other filmmaking equipment is readily available
  • there is no materials fee
Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department

Requirements

  • Year 12
  • Certificate IV in Screen and Media CUA41215 or industry experience
  • complete an interview

Academic: Australian Year 11 equivalency
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or Melbourne Polytechnic recognised equivalency.
Applicants will be required to attend an interview. Skype interviews available.

Next Steps

We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and support you on your education journey. The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll be redirected to the longer enrollment form where you'll provide your supporting documents and identification.

If at anytime you need support in progressing through your enrollment, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400.

All future international students will need to complete the short application form. After this, you will be redirected to the full enrollment application form and provide further documentation and forms specifically for International Students. Following this, you will be contacted by a member of the International Office who will support you in the next steps.

You'll find a step-by-step guide to enrolling for international admissions here

If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 03 9269 8400