Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Academy of Interactive Entertainment

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad. These individuals are often accountable for group outcomes.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

16 units: 3 core; 13 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Engage in the business of creative practice; Establish and maintain safe creative practice; Evolve ideas for professional creative work. Electives: Work professionally in the creative arts industry; Direct cinematography for screen productions; Ensure quality of broadcast output; Direct rehearsals of performers; Establish the creative vision for screen productions; Realise productions; Audition and select performers; Design animation and digital visual effects; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02406F (ACT); 02619D (VIC); 03108G (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Full time 2 years
Adelaide No info Yes Full time
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 2 years

AIE was created in response to an industry need for skilled staff in the Australian animation and games industries and has grown to be recognised as the Centre of Excellence in this training area. With strong connections to all of Australia’s major game development and 3D animation studios, AIE students gain exceptional employment opportunities in these and many other digital media industries.

AIE’s achievements include:

  • being awarded Australian Small Training Provider of the Year
  • winning the 2008 Tropfest animation competition
  • being the world’s second oldest specialist games and 3D graphics educator.

With campuses in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, plus campuses in the United States, AIE’s graduates can be found in many of the world’s leading digital production studios.

What’s different about AIE?

  • Our campuses are co-sited with established games companies and offer genuine industry training creating 3D or games products in teams.
  • Our games development courses give students the reality of the games production environment and culture. Students gain valuable experience during their studies working directly with industry partners, and our Advanced Diploma of Professional Games Development was designed after consultation with over 30 games companies.
  • Our vast industry network helps students to develop contacts and maximise employment opportunities in the Australian games development and 3D industries.
  • We have a proven track record of delivering strong employment outcomes since 1996. Many of the people making hiring decisions in the games and digital media industries are AIE graduates.
  • Our many awards recognise excellence in education outcomes and consistently outstanding student achievement.
  • AIE is the only Australian training institution to offer a Sony Foundation art scholarship.


Courses offered at AIE:

We offer full-time (February and July intakes), part-time and online courses, including:


Application process:

Applications are accepted directly and can be emailed, mailed or faxed to AIE. Applicants attend an interview as part of the entry requirements for all full-time courses. For digital art courses, applicants need a current portfolio of artwork. Programming applicants need to provide evidence of previous programming experiences and may be asked to sit a short test to help determine potential.

Certificate level courses are direct-entry courses and do not require an interview or portfolio to be submitted.

www.aie.edu.au

info@aie.edu.au

1300 709 019

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