• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The flexible course structure allows you to focus on your strengths and interests by pursuing minors in graphic design, interactive media, video and animation, or a combination of these areas.

The Associate Degree of Digital Media at CQUniversity Australia will develop your skills in the areas of design, technology and media, providing you with employment opportunities in the high demand digital media industries.

The flexible structure of this course allows you to pursue your desired specialisation in the areas of graphic design, interactive media and video and animation or a combination of these areas.

On completion of this course you may choose to further your skills with the Bachelor of Digital Media.

Career Opportunities

The digital revolution has dramatically changed the way we work, learn, play and communicate. It has created jobs that didn’t exist a decade ago and it has profoundly changed others. People who are skilled in the production and application of digital media are in demand. Completion of the Associate Degree of Digital Media will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in fields such as:

  • web design
  • graphic design
  • publishing
  • photography
  • illustration
  • animation
  • game development
  • software development
  • audio production
  • video production
  • film and television post-production
  • visual effects
  • advertising
  • marketing
  • education and training

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

    You are required to complete the following compulsory units and two minors.
      » Visual Design Fundamentals
        » Digital Video and Audio
          » Illustration and Visualisation
            » Communication in Professional Contexts
              » Foundations of Animation
                » User Experience Design
                  » Web Design
                    » Coding Fundamentals
                      Minors
                        » Graphic Design Minor
                          » Interactive Media Minor
                            » Video and Animation Minor

                                      English Language Requirements

                                      You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                      • Minimum required score:

                                        75

                                        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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                                      • Minimum required score:

                                        6

                                        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.

                                        Schedule IELTS
                                      • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                                        169

                                        C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

                                        Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                                      Academic Requirements

                                      Successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.

                                      Tuition Fee

                                      • International Applies to you

                                        41641.5 AUD/year
                                        Tuition Fee
                                        Based on the original amount of 83283 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                      Living costs

                                      • Sydney, Australia

                                        1882 - 3550 AUD/month
                                        Living Costs
                                      • Rockhampton, Australia

                                        1200 - 2000 AUD/month
                                        Living Costs
                                      • Brisbane, Australia

                                        1402 - 2530 AUD/month
                                        Living Costs

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

                                      Funding

                                              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                                              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                                              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.