Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media - CUA60615

Academy of Interactive Entertainment

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02406F (ACT); 02619D (VIC); 03108G (NSW)

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a professional animator, working in the high end digital animation visualisation industry. You will undertake your training in a professional training studio and also receive industry level experience and expertise in the colleges LiveWorks program, developing skills in project management, creative collaboration, art development and technical animation skills.


  • 16 units: 3 core
  • 13 elective


  • Implement sound designs
  • Write scripts
  • Build international business networks
  • Develop and implement strategic plans
  • Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • Direct performers for screen productions
  • Operate master control
  • Devise camera coverage
  • Direct cinematography for screen productions
  • Design interaction
  • Identify and interpret compliance requirements
  • Direct rehearsals of performers
  • Develop organisational marketing objectives
  • Manage production of sound designs
  • Plan and manage film and media pre-production
  • Edit scripts
  • Develop lighting designs
  • Lead and manage organisational change
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Manage market research
  • Edit complex screen productions
  • Manage locations for film and media productions
  • Lead innovative thinking and practice
  • Collaborate on the design of broadcasting facilities
  • Ensure a safe workplace
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Engage in the business of creative practice
  • Manage people performance
  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • Audition and select performers
  • Design information architecture
  • Write persuasive copy
  • Design games
  • Develop and implement strategies for intellectual property management
  • Manage finances
  • Establish the creative vision for screen productions
  • Develop sound designs
  • Direct the integration of projects
  • Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Undertake organisational training needs analysis
  • Collaborate with editors during post-production
  • Ensure quality of broadcast output
  • Realise production designs
  • Develop an advertising campaign
  • Design digital simulations
  • Evaluate international marketing opportunities
  • Manage international marketing programs
  • Create digital visual effects
  • Implement design solutions
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • Design animation and digital visual effects
  • Maintain broadcast equipment and facilities
  • Provide leadership across the organisation
  • Establish and review the business continuity management framework and strategies
  • Coordinate the testing of interactive media products
  • Develop storylines and treatments
  • Realise productions
  • Develop and maintain business continuity plans
  • Undertake project work
  • Coordinate outside broadcasts
  • Design and develop e-learning resources
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Work professionally in the creative arts industry
  • Direct screen production crews
  • Evaluate campaign effectiveness
  • Manage the marketing process
  • Profile international markets
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Execute an advertising campaign
  • Design digital applications
  • Manage production of sound recordings
  • Analyse consumer behaviour for specific international markets
  • Perform primary and secondary colour correction

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $36,500
International: $59,100
No information available Yes No information available
Melbourne International: $59,100 No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Sydney Domestic: $36,500
No information available Yes No information available
Adelaide Domestic: $36,500
No information available Yes No information available

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