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Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries

Whether you've worked within the creative industries for years, hold a creative media qualification and seeking to deepen your knowledge to pursue greater career prospects, SAE's Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries is the next step to defining your creative niche.

Completing two of the four trimesters of the Master of Creative Industries, the graduate diploma provides a strong pathway to the master’s program.

Throughout the course, you'll learn from industry thought-leaders, collaborate with your peers, extend your network through our global reach and solidify your own reputation within the creative media industry.

The Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries offer a progressive, learning experience like that of no other. With the benefit of no defined discipline specialisations, we'll guide you to select modules that meet both your individual creative and professional aspirations.

Choose to deepen your knowledge and skills within your existing discipline or compliment this experience with cross-discipline electives. Your tailored course will consist of:

  • Core modules significant to all creative practitioners
  • Electives focusing on creative practice, innovation, entrepreneurship and marketing.
  • Discipline specific electives across Audio, Film and Games.

SAE has implemented a remote flexible learning option for current and future students. The range of tools developed by SAE will not only allow students to collaborate online but also gain experience in remote working practices widely used within the creative industries.


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Driving you to explore and further your ideas, practice-based learning framework will consist of interactive online modules, collaborative peer learning projects and occasional intensive on campus workshops.

As an SAE student you will have access to SAE's industry-leading campuses, filled with the latest equipment and software.

All ideas need a place to grow and people to nurture them and our reputation as the leading global specialist in creative media education comes from 40 years of pioneering creative minds.

 


Graduate Outcomes

As an SAE graduate, you will be prepared to take on strategic and leadership roles within the creative industries. You will be aware of new developments and be able to research and troubleshoot trends and opportunities.

You will also have the entrepreneurial and communication skills to take your personal vision to the next stage. The contemporary media environment is complex and exciting. It looks for leaders who are willing and able to explore, test ideas and respond to new possibilities. Your training will have made you a conscious innovator.

You may be eligible for an exit award of Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries upon completion of the first trimester.


 

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GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

SAE's Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries is structured as an 80 credit point program, which you can choose to study on a full-time or part-time basis.

If studying full-time the course is delivered over a minimum two, 40-credit point trimesters (approximately 7 months). Talk to us to discuss what your part-time study load will look like.

You may be eligible for an exit award of Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries upon completion of the first trimester.

Stages of Animation Degree

Course Structure

The course has been designed to meet both your individual creative and professional aspirations with the choice of discipline and non-discipline specific electives and core modules to provide the appropriate foundation for your capstone project.

Core Modules:

Core modules are taken by all students regardless of their discipline specialisation. This allows you to not only extend or deepen your speciaised knowledge and / or skills but engage with students from other disciplines to broaden them. Practical based modules underpin the program (Graduate Studio 1, Graduate Studio 2). This is supported by parallel research and critical perspective module (Critical Inquiry).

 

Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries

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Electives:

Choose to deepen your knowledge and skills within your existing discipline or complement this experience with cross-discipline electives. To compliment your discipline skills, there is a suite of common electives in innovation, entrepreneurship and marketing.
Of your ten electives, one is mandated (The Creative Practitioner) and another is from a selection of entrepreneurial and marketing electives. The other eight electives may be drawn from a wide selection of non-discipline specific and discipline electives across Audio, DesignFilm and Games.


Entry Requirements

Applicants for postgraduate courses must satisfy at least one of the following requirements: 

  1. A completed Bachelor degree or higher in media production or a related creative industries field  (obtained within the last 10 years)
    Or
  2. Experience-based entry

At least five years of documented relevant work experience related to media production or a related creative industries field with evidence of artistic ability and achievement or practice comparable to that of undergraduate degree holders in relevant disciplines, combined with the successful completion of Year 12 or higher.

Please contact an SAE course advisor on 1800 723 338 for more information on the postgraduate experience-based entry process.

Application Requirements

Evidence of qualification

A curriculum vitae (CV) detailing skills and expertise in media production or a related creative industries field (with web links to online portfolio/showreel if appropriate).

'Enquire Now' or call 1800 723 338 directly for more information regarding application requirements 

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Entry requirements

Applicants for Postgraduate courses must satisfy at least one of the following requirements:

  1. A completed Bachelor degree or higher in media production or a related creative industries field  (obtained within the last 10 years);
    OR
  2. Experience-based entry.

At least five years of documented relevant work experience related to media production or a related creative industries field with evidence of artistic ability and achievement or practice comparable to that of undergraduate degree holders in relevant disciplines, combined with the successful completion of Year 12 or higher.

Please contact an SAE course advisor on 1800 723 338 for more information on the postgraduate experience-based entry process.

Application Requirements

Evidence of qualification

A curriculum vitae (CV) detailing skills and expertise in media production or a related creative industries field (with web links to online portfolio/showreel if appropriate).

'Enquire Now' or call 1800 723 338 directly for more information regarding application requirements.

Fees and Payments

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