Design

Diploma of 3D Design and Animation

Cricos Code: 103343J

What is a Diploma of 3D Design and Animation?

The course is a perfect stepping stone towards an exciting career in 3D design and animation as well as an entry point into one of our Bachelor degrees. A Diploma of 3D Design and Animation provides a base of knowledge around general 3D principles and practice, as well as an introduction to specialist areas in the field. Not only will you get all the foundational skills in game design, 2D and 3D animation and production you’ll also wrap up with a professional portfolio, showreel and back-log of industry projects to stroll into any Studio.

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

Online study available

Start Dates

Next intake is on 15 Feb 2021

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed.

Course Duration

1 year

18 months full-time

Available

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:
  • 3D animator
  • Visual effects (VFX) artist
  • 3D concept artist
  • 3D generalist
  • Art director
  • Animation director
  • Character designer
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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.

"I'm gaining the confidence and knowledge in my future decisions as a designer."

- Petra Eggl, Graduate of Bachelor of Digital Media (Film & Video Design)
The buddy system is really valuable. I love feeling supported and encouraged.
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Course Overview

WHAT TO EXPECT

The Diploma of 3D Design and Animation provides you with a theoretical and technical base of knowledge of general 3D principles and practice, along with an introduction to specialist areas within the 3D design and animation field. Learn how to tell stories, bring characters and digital worlds to life, and how to respond to client briefs. Develop a portfolio to show off your creative potential to gain employment in the design sector. The diploma consists of shared subjects with cross-discipline diplomas and bachelors providing both on-boarding support, exposure to bachelor programs for pathway opportunities as well as a genuine exit qualification if you wish to directly enter the field upon graduation.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Build a strong foundation of cutting-edge 3D principles and practice
  • Learn the foundations of procedural modelling and animation from a Houdini certified school
  • Develop 3D skills and pipelines to work with game development and real-time animation workflows
  • Work with industry-standard creative processes, advanced challenges & briefs

How you'll study

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Institute this qualification was awarded
TUA
Subjects Credited
8 of 24
Credit Points
80 of 240
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Institution this qualification was awarded …
Subjects Credited
Credit Points
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Diploma of Digital Media
TUA
8 of 24
80 of 240

Fees & Scholarships

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.

Or 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).
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • IELTS 5.5, with no sub score less than 5 or equivalent.
Or 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).
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • IELTS 5.5, with no sub score less than 5 or equivalent.

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.

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