Associate Degree of Digital Media

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00219C

The Associate Degree of Digital Media can prepare you for paraprofessional work within the media and communications industry by providing practical skills and relevant theory that can be applied in a variety of fields associated with design, technology and media.The course's flexible structure allows you to focus on your individual strengths and interests by pursuing specialisations in Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Screen Production, Animation, or a combination of these areas.Working within multimedia computer laboratories and production studios, you will learn how to create digital media works using industry-standard software tools and techniques. You will learn how to think critically, solve problems, communicate effectively, and work independently and collaboratively in response to digital media project demands.The course can be studied on-campus or online, providing maximum flexibility.The Diploma of Digital Media is an optional exit / interim award within the Associate Degree of Digital Media and the Bachelor of Digital Media.The Associate Degree of Digital Media is an optional exit / interim award within the Bachelor of Digital Media.Graduates of the Diploma of Digital Media may articulate into the second year of either the Associate Degree of Digital Media or the Bachelor of Digital Media.Graduates of the Associate Degree of Digital Media may articulate into the third year of the Bachelor of Digital Media

Structure

16 units (96 credit points)

Subjects

  • Digital media

Standard entry requirements

  • ATAR/SR:60Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalentEnglish Language Proficiency RequirementsIf you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent)
  • OrAn Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification
  • OrBachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America.If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset
  • OrTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test)
  • OrPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46
  • OrAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date the the date of commencement of study and must appear on a single result certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Brisbane International: $62,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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