12 months full time
12 months full time
Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0. Interview.
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.
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.
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.
"It means 'future' to me. 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.... Studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
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.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|CUAANM503||DESIGN ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS||Core||80|
|CUACAM601||DIRECT CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS||Core||50|
|CUADES502||REALISE PRODUCTION DESIGNS||Core||100|
|CUADRT502||DIRECT PERFORMERS FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS||Core||50|
|CUADRT601||ESTABLISH THE CREATIVE VISION FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS||Core||50|
|CUADRT604||DEVISE CAMERA COVERAGE||Core||50|
|CUADRT605||COLLABORATE WITH EDITORS DURING POST-PRODUCTION||Core||50|
|CUAPPR505||ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN SAFE CREATIVE PRACTICE||Core||30|
|CUAPPR603||ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF CREATIVE PRACTICE||Core||70|
|CUAPPR605||EVOLVE IDEAS FOR PROFESSIONAL CREATIVE WORK||Core||50|
|CUAPPR606||EXTEND EXPERTISE IN A SPECIALISED ART FORM TO PROFESSIONAL LEVEL||Core||80|
|CUARES503||ANALYSE CULTURAL HISTORY AND THEORY||Core||70|
|CUASMT503||DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN PRODUCTION DOCUMENTS||Core||100|
|CUAWRT502||DEVELOP STORYLINES AND TREATMENTS||Core||50|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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Our Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic (SLAM) team run the fun stuff on campus: things like movie nights, bake sales, cook-offs, career expos, spring markets, and much more.Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
One of the most common misconceptions about scholarships is that you have to be 'top in your class' to apply. Melbourne Polytechnic scholarships are awarded on a range of criteria such as merit, your area of study and personal circumstances.Scholarships
|Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
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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.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counseling services, student support, and recreational activities.
Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.
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Applicants for this course will need to have met the academic requirements. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.
You may also be required to attend an interview to discuss your career plans, aptitude and understanding of your chosen course of study and the requirements of tertiary study. (This may be conducted face-to-face or by through a video conference call using Skype or other application).
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To enrol in this course you are asked to attend an interview and folio presentation with one of our Creative Arts staff to ensure that this is the right course for you.
When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.
If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 3 9269 8400
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