Design

Diploma of Film and Video

CRICOS 103349C
Delivered by
Billy Blue College of Design
Diploma of Film and Video

What is a Diploma of Film and Video?

A Diploma of Film and Video Design introduces a range of skills and knowledge found in film production. It develops an understanding of screen-based video production and post-production along with basic skills developed in cinematography, lighting, editing, colour grading and sound design. This diploma provides accreditation for either further study or a career in the field. Please note that some specialised subjects may be delivered online only.
This course provides you with a base of knowledge and skills in screen-based video production and post-production. You will develop basic skills in cinematography, lighting, editing, colour grading and sound design. Additionally, you will develop an understanding and practical skills in motion design, photography and all the leading software used in the industry. The diploma of film and video course 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 enter directly into the field upon graduation.

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Learning outcomes

  • Learn skills in video production and specialise in post-production.
  • Develop the fundamentals in lighting, editing, colour grading and motion design.
  • Gain practical skills and knowledge in motion design.
  • Design cutting edge video production using trends within social and new media platforms.
  • Work with industry-standard creative processes, advanced challenges & briefs.
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
18 months full time, 2 years part time, 12 months accelerated
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 5 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd T/A Billy Blue College of Design.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Master industry-standard software
Learn the equipment, software and film production processes used by leading studios.

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Gain course credit
Take your relevant credits with you into a bachelor’s course.

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Work-Integrated Learning
Gain practical experience working with clients on industry briefs as part of your course.
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of two core subjects and ten specialisation subjects.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising three hours of facilitated study and seven hours self-directed study.

  • Core

Requirements

Complete two core subjects and ten specialisation subjects.

Core subjects

  • Design Studio 1 | DSO102
  • Camera and Capture | ICC100
  • Visual Language of Photography | IVL100
  • Digital Design Foundations | DGDDD100
  • Design Studio 2 | DSO103
  • Psychology of Moving Image | PMI100
  • Motion Design | DIG104A
  • Light and Lighting | ILL100
  • Beyond the Creative Industries | BCI100
  • Work Integrated Learning | WIL100
  • Digital Portfolio and Showreel | DPS100
  • Live Action Production (Pre-requisite DIG104A) | LAP200

Technology

Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

The big difference at Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is that you’ll start working in the design industry from day one – gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and making industry connections.
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about Design and Creative Technology, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of Design and Creative Technology scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the Design and Creative Technology industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent

OR Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification

OR Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent and
Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?

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