C6087 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

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Plan: C6087 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
Qualification national code: CUF60107
Nominal hours: 950
Career: TAFE
Duration: 1 year full- time
Location: City
Owning school: Media and Communication (345T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/mediacommunication
CRICOS code: 066599G

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Purpose of the Program

The objectives of this program are to build on knowledge and skills that you have obtained through completing relevant work experience or through completing the Diploma of Screen and Media.  You will develop broad skills and knowledge while also gaining the expertise to specialise in different areas. On successful completion of this program you will be able to undertake roles that require you to analyse, design and execute judgements across the wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial areas in the film, television, radio and digital media industries. You will develop skills which allow you to work effectively as part of a group and also the skills to lead and manage a group.

You will undertake advanced learning in the following areas, which will assist with your transition into the world of film and television production.

  • Art direction and design
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Production
  • Image Post-production
  • Post-production sound and design
  • Script writing
  • Visual effects

The program focuses on skills deepening to provide you with all the practical and theoretical knowledge required to transition into the local and overseas film and television industry

 

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Articulation and pathways

Articulation

Articulation agreements between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The statement(s) below provide you with information about articulation agreements with this program.

If you are a graduate of this program, and you are applying for the BP221 Bachelor of Communication (Media) you may be able to claim credit for courses you have already completed.

Articulation into the Bachelor Communication (Media) BP221
If you complete the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media with a GPA of 3, you are guaranteed entry into Bachelor of Communication (Media) BP221 and will be granted a total exemption of 144 credit points, which is equivalent to 1.5 years. If you achieve a GPA of less than 3, you may still apply and will be granted a guaranteed interview.

Articulation into the Bachelor Design (Games) BP309
If you complete the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media with a GPA of 2, you are guaranteed entry into Bachelor Design (Games) BP309 and will be granted a total exemption of 144 credit points, which is equivalent to 1.5 years. If you achieve a GPA of less than 2, you may still apply and will be granted a guaranteed interview.

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

Pathways
Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program.

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Entrance requirements

The entrance requirement for this program is the successful completion of the Diploma of Screen and Media (C5216)

 

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External accreditation and industry links

In Australia there are no professional bodies that recognise or accredit programs in Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media. However, this program is informed by and strongly connected with industry. It has been developed with the support and input of people working across the industry.  All course delivery and assessment is informed by industry through the Program Advisory Committee.

The industry experience you gain through your study, will help you to establish industry links in a range of areas across the screen and media industry.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses will relate to the purchase of flash storage, hard drive storage ($200-$400 approx) and backup storage, production costs, consumables such as textbooks, stationery, printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive
services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books,
journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and
e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any
library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the
Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop
you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.
Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work
through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.
The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you
to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have
unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals
and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content
You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated
courses at myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your
learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.
Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences
    if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form
    of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well
    as student activism and university governance.

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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