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Diploma of Screen and Media

(Creative Industries)

Overview

The creative industries are dynamic and encompass a wide variety of businesses; knowing where you want to specialise can be difficult.

This hands-on diploma provides you with an introduction into what it's like to work in creative fields such as Animation, Audio, Design, Film, Games, and Music. You will explore 3D modelling, animation concept development, audio recording, audio editing, poster design, web design, screenwriting, video editing, title sequences, game design, game concept development and music production.

You’ll engage in a collaborative, simulated work environment to produce a creative media project and be directed through project management methods to bring creative concepts to life.

You’ll earn the foundations of industry-standard creative media tools, such as Maya, Ableton, Unreal Engine, Pro Tools and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Upon completion, you will be eligible for up to 40 credit points towards your choice from the available Higher Education Diploma’s or Bachelor degrees at SAE.

SAE Students working behind the scenes at the 2019 Splendour in the Grass festival


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 Graduate roles may include

  • Junior Multimedia Designer
  • Junior Multimedia Production
  • Junior Film Production

  • Junior Audio Engineer

  • Junior Graphic Designer
  • Junior Games Designer
  • Junior Music Producer

 


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Sydney


Industry Associations & Partners

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  • Brisbane
  • Byron Bay
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Adelaide
  • Perth

Course

YOUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE

From day one you'll start creating on the latest software and equipment, under the guidance of expert lectures.

  • Learn industry-standard creative media tools, such as Maya, Ableton, Unreal Engine, Pro Tools and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience a Creative Media course designed in collaboration with industry partners and develop the skills that the creative media industries want.
  • Learn and apply a range of creative media tools and processes used in the audio, animation, design, film, games, and music industries.
  • Work with your peers to develop your skills in learning, career planning, and collaboration.
  • Learn in a collaborative, work-simulated environment where your lecturers facilitate your learning so that you learn by doing.
  • Learn and apply industry-standard project management methodologies from day one.

Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Industries)

The Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Industries) has a strong practical focus, underpinned by key theoretical components. The course content is derived from our strong links to industry and our 40-year history in designing and teaching creative media courses.

To complement your technical skills, you will graduate with skills across:

  • Self-directed learning
  • Professional development

Upon completion, you will be eligible for up to 40 credit points to put towards your choice of available Higher Education Diploma’s or Bachelor degrees at SAE.

Careers

Graduate roles may include:

  • Junior Multimedia Designer
  • Junior Multimedia Production
  • Junior Film Production
  • Junior Audio Engineer
  • Junior Graphic Designer
  • Junior Games Designer
  • Junior Music Producer

Modules

Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Industries)
VIEW MODULE DESCRIPTIONS
Trimester 1
Animation PracticeAudio PracticeFilm PracticeGames Practice
Trimester 2
Music PracticeDesign PracticeCreative Industry StudiesCreative Media Project
  • Creative Industry Unit
  • Multi Discipline Unit

Units and delivery sequence may be subject to change.

Upon completion, you will be eligible for up to 40 credit points towards your choice from the available Higher Education Diploma’s or Bachelor degrees at SAE.

Trimester 1
Animation Practice
Audio Practice
Film Practice
Games Practice
Trimester 2
Music Practice
Design Practice
Creative Industry Studies
Creative Media Project
  • Creative Industry Unit
  • Multi Discipline Unit

Units and delivery sequence may be subject to change.

Upon completion, you will be eligible for up to 40 credit points towards your choice from the available Higher Education Diploma’s or Bachelor degrees at SAE.

Key Info

  • DURATION(S):

    2 Trimesters

  • INTAKES:

    Feb 2020

    May 2020

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    Enrol By: 20 Feb 2020

    Trimester Start: 03 Feb 2020

    Trimester End: 01 May 2020

  • COURSE TYPE:

    VET Diploma

Entry requirements

Applicants for VET diploma courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

  1. Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded by an agency or authority of a State of Territory for the student’s completion of year 12; OR
  2. Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English); OR
  3. Achieve an Exit Level 3 or higher in literacy and numeracy in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) as demonstrated in the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) as well as an Alternative Entry meeting with an SAE representative. 

For more information on Alternative Entry for a VET Diploma Course, please read the Student Entry Procedures –  Vocational Education & Training (VET) Courses  or contact your campus directly for more information.

Fees and Payments

Fees: view our current Fee Schedule for information on SAE course fees.

Payment options: VET Student Loans, or upfront trimester instalments.

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