• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Flinders University and CDW Studios combine forces to offer this hands-on degree; with a range of specialised streams, small class sizes and hands-on experience, you’ll emerge career-ready with a world-class portfolio under your arm with the Visual Effects and Entertainment Design programme.


Why study Digital Media at Flinders University

  • Ranked no. 1 digital illustration school in The Rookies, Best Creative Media and Entertainment Schools report 2017 & 2018.
  • Practice-based courses linked directly to industry skills
  • Expert tutors with ongoing industry experience on major projects
  • Opportunity to take part in ‘The Rookies’ global competition
  • Growing demand internationally and locally  
Your career

Flinders graduates include 2D concept artist and 3D modellers, animators, matte painters, cinematographers, editors, illustrators, producers VFX artists, Your diverse range of skills and portfolio of creative achievements will make you attractive to a wide range of employers in the arts and communication industries internationally.

Potential occupations include:

  • concept artist
  • animator (2D or 3D)
  • digital designer
  • production artist
  • game developer
  • illustrator
Potential employers include:
  • Film and television
  • Digital media and design companies
  • VFX companies
  • Video game developers
  • other media production companies including:
    • Monkeystack
    • Gameloft
    • Blizzard
    • Disney
    • Pixar
    • Technicolor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic and Professional Communication
  • Essential Multimedia
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Core Studio
  • Digital Principles

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Portfolio, CV and written statement.

CRICOS: 099436J

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    27600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6683 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6683 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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