C6087 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

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Plan: C6087DIGIT - 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

This program is designed for students who possess developed technical, creative and conceptual competencies in art, design, screen and media. Projects completed in this program will allow you to refine your media design skills and prepare for employment. The program offers you an opportunity to specialise, while providing the broad base necessary to develop a career within the arts, design, screen and media industries.

The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Digital Media) prepares you for industry with training in interaction and media design, including:

  • Advanced interaction, web and games design
  • Concept development, project pre and post production and project mastering
  • Development of independent productions with the completion of substantial design project folio pieces
  • Sound design including professional sound recording techniques, mixing and mastering of a sound track for your independent productions

Graduates of The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Digital Media) are multi-skilled, and able to work across a multitude of project types. Whilst many work for traditional media production companies, others start successful freelance practices through industry networks created during their studies. Graduates enter the industry at entry and higher levels, and have gained employment in these roles:

  • graphic designer
  • iOS or Android developer
  • 2D and 3D animation design
  • web designer
  • interface/interaction designer
  • project manager/producer
  • art director
  • sound designer
  • game designer
  • teacher
  • researcher
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Articulation and pathways

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), BP214 Bachelor of Design (Games) or Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) BP309 you may be able to claim credit for courses you have already completed.

Articulation into Bachelor of Communication (Media) BP221
 If you complete the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digit), with a GPA of 3 (70 - 79) and wish to articulate into the Bachelor of Communication (Media) BP221, you are guaranteed entry into the program and will be granted a total exemption of 144 credit points.

If you achieve a GPA of less than 3, you may still apply and will be granted a guaranteed interview.

Articulation into Bachelor of Design (Games) BP214
If you complete the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digit), with a GPA of 3 (70 - 79) and wish to articulate into the BP214 Bachelor of Design (Games) you are guaranteed entry into the program and will be granted a total exemption of 96 credit points.

If you achieve a GPA of less than 3, you may still apply and will be granted a guaranteed interview.

Articulation into Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) BP309
If you complete the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digit), with a GPA of 2 and wish to articulate into the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) BP309 you are guaranteed entry into the program and will be granted a total exemption of 144 credit points.

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.


Pathway
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 Interactive Digital Media (C5218)

 

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External accreditation and industry links

In Australia there are no professional bodies that recognise or accredit programs in Screen and Media. However, the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media - Interactive Digital Media 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.

Students and staff associated with this program have exhibited in festivals and conferences locally and internationally including:

  • Siggraph,
  • Sundance film festival, USA
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen Germany
  • Melbourne International Animation Festival
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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 may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as 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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