Design

Diploma of Digital Media Design

Cricos Code: 090304E

What is a Diploma of Digital Media Design?

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.

Billy Blue College of Design courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Start Dates

Next intake is on 17 Feb 2020

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

7 months accelerated

Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years maximum

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Digital Agency Junior
  • Design/Studio Intern
  • Production Assistant
  • Web Content Administrator
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"My experience so far has been spectacular."

- Fabian Castillo, Student of Diploma of Digital Media Design
"I chose to study digital media design because my lifetime goal is to create my own digital world for people to explore and enjoy, be it in the form of a film, gaming environment or simulator."
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Course Overview

This 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 visualisations. 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.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Essential digital design skills
  • Graphic design and 3D design skills
  • Digital video, motion graphics, web and interactive design knowledge
  • Experience in animation, interaction design and motion design

How will you study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
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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).
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 5.5 (Academic), with no sub score less than 5.0
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
  View full course admission information
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).
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 5.5 (Academic), with no sub score less than 5.0

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences. Learn more

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