Prospective and newly commencing students should refer to our new program
Note: This program is no longer available to new students, the information below is relevant to currently enrolled, continuing students only.
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.
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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 and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.
Academic requirements for program completion
Total units required
1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.
International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.
The program requires the completion of 80 units of courses consisting of 60 units of Group A courses and 20 units of Group B courses.
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.
- 2012-2013 Program Enrolment Checklist 112.3 KB For students who commenced in the program in 2012 or 2013.
- 2011 Program Enrolment Checklist 77.7 KB For students who commenced in the program in 2011.
Students who commenced the program prior to 2012 and have:
- successfully completed GSBS6010 and/or GSBS6021 will be able to count them towards List B- Directed Courses.
- failed GSBS6010 or have not yet completed it, may enrol GSBS6005.
- failed GSBS6021 or have not yet completed it, may enrol GSBS6013.
This program revision is effective from Trimester 3, 2010. Continuing students in the on campus mode of this program will be offered a direct equivalent in the on-line mode as the courses within the program exist as both online and campus mode and are offered simultaneously in both modes.
For further information, you are advised to contact your Program Officer or Program Convenor to discuss individual transition arrangements.
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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Directed Courses Group A
Choose 60 units from Group A - Directed Courses (minimum)
|Code||Title||Term / Location||Units|
|CMNS6040||Digital Video||10 units|
|CMNS6070||Narrative and Interactive Design||10 units|
|DESN6350||Design for Digital Media||10 units|
|DESN6410||Usability and Interaction Design||10 units|
|INFT6300||Computer Games Design||10 units|
|INFT6302||3D Modelling Animation and Rendering||Not currently offered||10 units|
|INFT6304||Project Planning and Management||10 units|
Directed Courses Group B
Choose 20 units from Group B - Directed Courses (maximum)
|Code||Title||Term / Location||Units|
|CMNS6060||eCulture and Audiences||10 units|
|COMP6050||Internet Communications||Not currently offered||10 units|
|GSBS6005||Marketing Management and Planning||10 units|
|GSBS6013||Customer Decision Making and Behaviour||10 units|
|INFT6303||Computer Games Production||Not currently offered||10 units|
|MTEC6707||Music and the Internet||10 units|
|SENG6110||Object Oriented Programming||10 units|
All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.
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.
International students can only study this program online offshore.
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