12 months full time
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 CUA60620 builds on the skills and theory learned in your Certificate IV in Screen and Media CUA41220 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 professionals on major drama and documentary projects that are broadcast on community TV and our own online 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.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media CUA60620 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.
When you graduate from this course you will be equipped for employment in corporate video production houses, advertising agencies, government organisations, private industry and TV broadcasting.
Ask us about further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
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.
|CUAANM513||Design specifications for animation||Elective||90|
|CUACAM611||Direct cinematography for screen productions||Elective||50|
|CUADES522||Realise production designs||Elective||100|
|CUADRT512||Direct performers for screen productions||Elective||50|
|CUADRT611||Establish creative vision for screen productions||Elective||50|
|CUADRT613||Direct screen production crews||Elective||50|
|CUADRT614||Devise camera coverage||Elective||50|
|CUADRT615||Collaborate with editors during post-production||Elective||50|
|CUAIND611||Work professionally in the creative arts industry||Core||70|
|CUAPPR515||Establish and maintain safe creative practice||Core||40|
|CUAPPR613||Engage in the business of creative practice||Core||80|
|CUAPPR615||Evolve ideas for professional creative work||Core||50|
|CUAPPR616||Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level||Elective||120|
|CUASMT513||Develop and maintain production documents||Elective||100|
|CUAWRT512||Develop storylines and treatments||Elective||50|
|Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
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.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
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 2021. 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.
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
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If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
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