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Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art Stream), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Adelaide, Australia
The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media will provide you with the advanced skills necessary to move ahead in the art, design, screen and media industries, if you wish to work in film, TV, radio, journalism, game development or animation. 
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As a game art student you will learn the skills required of artists in game development. Game artists are chiefly modellers and texturers but also have a broad knowledge of the game development process. 

The programme

This course puts particular emphasis on modelling, texturing, concept development and drawing. Students develop skills and knowledge in these key areas as well as project management, team work, simulations industry and a variety of delivery platforms.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Engage in the business of creative practice 
  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice 
  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work 
  • Audition and select performers 
  • Collaborate with editors during post-production 
  • Create digital visual effects 
  • Design and create models for a 3-D and digital effects environment 
  • Design digital simulations 
  • Design games 
  • Design interaction 
  • Develop lighting designs 
  • Develop sound designs 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 093660E
  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of the Diploma of Screen & Media (same stream)

Tuition Fee

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.


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