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Diploma of Film, Television and Animation, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
Geelong, Australia
The Diploma of Film, Television and Animation from Deakin University provides direct entry to the 2nd year of the Bachelor of Arts (majors in Film, Television and Animation or Photography) and Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation. 
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The Diploma of Film, Television and Animation from Deakin University offers supportive learning environment provides the best possible preparation for Deakin University.

You can study on a Deakin University campus with full access to accommodation, support services.

The Diploma of Film, Television and Animation is a unique course that provides a direct pathway into the Deakin University Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation. Gain a hands-on education using state of the art technology within an inspiring creative arts environment.

Employment and career options upon completing your Bachelor degree 

Pursue a creative career such as:

  • An animator
  • Film director
  • Producer
  • Script writer
  • Film editor
  • Post-production or film crew member

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description

      8 to 12 months

  • Credits
    8 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing with the Camera
  • Screen Practices
  • Principles of Animation
  • Design Skills
  • Analogue Photography
  • Screen History
  • Communication in Everyday Life
  • Digital Photography
  • Design Thinking

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.
CRICOS Provider Codes: Deakin College 01590J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29520 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29520 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    22160 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22160 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Geelong

  • 1000 - 2000 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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