- Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
- Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
- Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
There is a rapidly growing worldwide investment in digital content for an expanding variety of delivery platforms, ranging from interactive and digital TV to personal mobile devices including phones and game consoles. Consequently, there is a growing need for professional with the knowledge and skills to create this content.
The Master of Digital Media is an 80 unit coursework program designed for students with a degree in any field who wish to obtain an understanding of the production and distribution of such media content via a number of digital platforms. The program allows individuals to choose courses according to their needs and background.
This innovative program explores pathways into a range of careers across digital media technology, from web and interactive media development, digital media industries, computer games and CGI effects development to consultancy, education and more.
Program learning outcomes
On successful completion of the program students will have:
- An ability to devise and produce original digital media content for a variety of professional contexts
- A comprehensive knowledge of technologies fundamental to Digital Media, and the ability to maintain currency with new and emerging professional practice trends
- A high level of communication skill using written, verbal and visual presentation techniques
- The ability to work independently and collaboratively as required
- Attributes necessary for creative problem solving and critical analysis
- A high level of skill in digital media project management
- Advanced specialist skills and knowledge in one or more disciplines related to digital media content production
- Cognition of legal and ethical aspects within the field of Digital Media
- Scholarly attributes necessary for a high level of academic investigation
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Level 8 Graduate Certificate
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Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Digital Media (12387) will be based on student’s academic qualifications as follows:
- Students will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in a discipline not related to Digital Media and also have a minimum of four (4) years demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area, or;
- Students will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in Digital Media or related discipline and also have a minimum of three (3) years demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area, or;
- Students will have an AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in a discipline not related to Digital Media and also have a minimum of two (2) years demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area, or;
- Students will have an AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in Digital Media or related discipline and also have a minimum of one (1) year demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area, or;
- Students will have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a discipline not related to Digital Media and also have a minimum of one (1) year demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area.
Students must apply to the Program Convenor for recognition of relevant RPL. RPL applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.
If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.
Academic requirements for program completion
Total units required
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
The Graduate Certificate in Digital Media (12387) requires the successful completion or 40 units of study including 20 units of prescribed core courses and a further 20 units of program directed course. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Media can be used as an entry qualification with credit for the Master of Digital Media (12388) degree program.
Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.
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Students who have commenced the non-AQF compliant program (Program Code 11712) prior to Trimester 1, 2015 will be able to complete the program that they have commenced in. Students enrolled in the non-AQF compliant programs will be advised about the availability of the new AQF compliant Graduate Certificate in Digital Media program (Program Code 12387), and will be encouraged to apply for admission. These students will be assessed and advised on advanced standing and credit available to them, on a case-by-case basis, upon application.
Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.
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Choose 20 units from the following directed courses
|Code||Title||Term / Location||Units|
|CIND6010||Narrative Media Making||Not currently offered||10 units|
|CIND6011||Interactive Media Making||Not currently offered||10 units|
|CMNS6060||eCulture and Audiences||10 units|
|CMNS6070||Narrative and Interactive Design||10 units|
|DESN6410||Usability and Interaction Design||10 units|
|GSBS6005||Marketing Management and Planning||10 units|
|GSBS6013||Customer Decision Making and Behaviour||10 units|
|GSBS6014||Digital Marketing||10 units|
|INFT6060||The Digital Economy||10 units|
|INFT6300||Computer Games Design||10 units|
|INFT6302||3D Modelling Animation and Rendering||Not currently offered||10 units|
|INFT6303||Computer Games Production||Not currently offered||10 units|
|INFT6304||Project Planning and Management||10 units|
|MTEC6705||Music and Digital Media||10 units|
|MTEC6707||Music and the Internet||10 units|
Additional Information (Prospective Students)
All students can access free academic skills and support provided by Academic Learning Support through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.
All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.
AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program, contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.
Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online.