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Let Your Dreams Fly

Start your career and improve your skills with this screen and media qualification, this course is ideal for creative thinking people seeking employment in the film, television, graphic design and interactive media industries. You can start with our Diploma of Screen and Media then continue into our CUA60615 Advance Diploma of Screen and Media.

Job Opportunities

  • 3D Modeler and Animator
  • Web Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Video Editor
  • Independent Filmmaker
  • Compositor
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • Production Assistant
  • Camera Operator

Course Outcome

Students successfully completing this course will receive the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media.

CRICOS Code: 097277B

Ways to study

Studying at ACDC’s Melbourne campus is a great way to enjoy the benefits of face-to-face education in a way that is far removed from a typical school. At ACDC you will be learning in an adult environment where your knowledge and experiences will be respected and nurtured.


Melbourne CBD

Start Dates



1 year


20 contact hours per week

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What you need to know about studying on campus

Courses delivered on campus will involve classroom-based learning, led by skilled and knowledgeable trainers.

Course Overview

Be a part of the next generation of a creative thinker with this diploma level qualification. This course will provide you with the specialised knowledge to operate individually or collaboratively within the video editing, design and visual effects industry. Technology is redefining the screen and media landscape and you will actively obtain the advanced skills necessary to contribute to this evolving design sector.


The Diploma of Screen and Media will give you the skills required to work within this creatively inspiring sector. You will develop a greater understanding of screen and media production, editing, storyboarding, storyline development, graphic design software, compositing, and animation.


At ACDC College Melbourne our trainers are industry skilled professionals in their field so you are guaranteed to receive relevant and up-to-date learning in line with the current design and video editing trends.


Successful completion of this course will give you the necessary skills to seek employment in the art, design and video editing industries, or you can continue your study with our CUA60615 Advance Diploma of Screen and Media.

Diploma of Screen and Media

With our trainers, you will develop specialised skills in 3D modelling, graphic design, motion graphics, games design, and using the latest software in the design industry.

Diploma of Screen and Media

Students will learn from professional design practitioners, apply their creative talents to real-world projects.

Course Structure

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 15 units. The duration of this course is 52 weeks. 20 contact hours per week.

  • Units

    • CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
    • BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
    • CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
    • CUADIG505 Design information architecture
    • CUADIG403 Create user interfaces
    • CUADIG506 Design interaction
    • CUAPOS402 Manage media assets
    • CUAANM503 Design animation and digital effects
    • CUADIG504 Design games
    • CUAANM303 Create 3D digital models
    • CUAANM502 Create 3D digital environments
    • CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations
    • CUAPPM407 Create storyboards
    • ICTDMT501 Incorporate and edit digital video
    • CUAANM403 Create titles for screen productions


Tuition Fee: $12,800

Enrolment Fee: $300

Material Fee: $800 (compulsory)


Students successfully completing this course will receive the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media.

ACDC National Recognized Training

Important Information

On completion of this course, you will have an option for a further study in the same field to the
Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (link). With one and half year course, the Advanced Diploma gives you the broad base necessary to move ahead in the art, design, screen and media industries.

Entry Requirements

Participants for the Diploma of Screen and Media will be required to have:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with Australian Student Visa requirements; or
  • Satisfactory completion of at least 20 weeks of ELICOS within Australian Institute; or
  • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification
  • Be eligible for an English language exemption in line with Australian Student Visa requirements
  • NO IELTS? No worries, contact us to discuss your options

Assessment Methods

Completion of practical creative projects, research projects and reports, role plays, presentations, portfolios, case studies, and practical simulations.

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