Diploma of Digital Media Design

Torrens University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03389E

Our Diploma of Digital Media Design is your introduction to the exciting and exploding worlds of animation, film, TV, video, online, interactive, web, interface design, user experience design, 3D design, visual effects, project and production management and strategy. You'll build a broad foundation in essential digital design skills and concepts, including idea generation, graphic design, digital video, motion graphics, web and interactive design. And you will graduate with industry-based design practice experience. This course is the perfect stepping stone for an exciting career in digital design or an entry point into one of our Bachelor degrees.


his seven-month diploma lets you explore the many and diverse career options open to you in the world of digital media design. The Digital Media Design subjects available through this diploma are industry-driven, giving you in-demand skills for a range of high - growth sectors - from web and mobile to 3D and visual effects. The Design Studio is the core of the diploma. Here you will collaborate with other students and learn the fundamentals of digital media design, explore trends, examine clients' needs and learn the business side of design - working to briefs, budgets and schedules. In the elective subjects, industry leaders will introduce you to the theory and practice of 3D design and production. You'll fill your tool box with techniques for creating moving image sequences and 3D visualizations. Learning about Interaction design, you'll focus on the visual aspects of interface design and the ways visual design affects the user's experience. You'll also have the opportunity to complete an internship with one of our digital media industry partners, giving you fantastic studio experience, new contacts, and professional-quality material for your CV and portfolio. Use this course as a way to decide which specialist digital media design degree to undertake, or as a path into a junior or entry-level role in a digital studio or production house.


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Standard entry requirements

  • Domestic: Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification. If you do not meet the requirements You can apply through Special Entry
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success
  • OR Formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success
  • OR Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success
  • OR Discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Adelaide Campus Domestic: $23,900
International: $28,200
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