DP008 - Diploma of Design (Digital Media)

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Plan: DP008 - Diploma of Design (Digital Media)
Campus: RMIT Intl University Vietnam


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: Diploma of Design (Digital Media)
Award abbreviation: DipDes(DigMedia)
Total credit points: 96
Career: UGRD
Duration: 1 Year, Full Time, or 4 Semesters including concurrent English
Location: RMIT International, Vietnam
Owning school: Media and Communication (345H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/mediacommunication
ASCED code: 100799
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program


This program, DP008 Diploma of Design (Digital Media), offers you a diploma incorporating introductory courses in the design and production of digital media. The diploma integrates professional skills with theoretical concepts and develops your technical and creative skills to design and produce digital media outputs and communicate ideas.

You will experience a variety of learning strategies that will support you in this program, including interactive seminars, lectures, tutorials, workshops and group-based activities. You will use industry-standard software, tools and production processes, to develop and produce basic digital media projects.

On successful completion of the program you will have broad knowledge of the digital media industries. You will be able to identify issues, work with others, communicate ideas and apply creative processes to solve design problems for digital media practice and produce digital media outputs. You will also have the academic background to progress to further study in the Digital Media field.

Graduates in this program will have specific digital media skills and broader capabilities like oral and written communication, problem solving and self-management.


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Articulation and pathways

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

Students who successfully complete the requirements for the Diploma of Design (Digital Media) and achieve a GPA of 2.0 or better will be granted entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media).

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Entrance requirements

Program Entry Requirements 

Successful completion of the final year of the Senior High School and the provision of the Bang tot nghiep trung hoc pho thong (Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) – Trung Binh/Kha/Gioi with a minimum average score of 6.

For equivalents to Vietnamese academic entry requirements, see the Country equivalents web page.http://www.rmit.edu.au/international/country-conversion


English language requirements

Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 5.5, with no individual band less than 5.0

For equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page http://www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent

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External accreditation and industry links


In Vietnam there are no professional bodies that recognise or accredit programs in Digital Media.

The School of Media and Communication has strong links with the media and communication industries. Employers and industry professionals are members of our Industry Engagement Committee (IEC) and have contributed to both the initial development and ongoing improvement of this program. Their involvement ensures that the program remains relevant to your needs as a graduate and the needs of graduate employers.


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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 Vietnam you may access the services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

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

You may also access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online

Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.

For more information on library resources and services from Melbourne go to


Online learning tools and content

As a student enrolled in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the learning management system for the Vietnam campus: https://blackboard.rmit.edu.vn/webapps/login/

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT International University Vietnam provides the following resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services available:

  • transition to tertiary student learning
  • study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health and personal matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in community engagement, arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.
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