University of South Australia (UniSA)

Graduate Certificate in Compositing and Tracking (ICVE)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Graduate Certificate in Compositing and Tracking is a unique qualification that provides students with the skills and techniques to produce industry-standard visual effects, and offers the opportunity to learn first-hand from the professionals at Rising Sun Pictures. Students immerse themselves in the world of visual effects when they embark on this intensive 12-week graduate certificate. Working alongside qualified visual effects artists at Adelaide's Rising Sun Pictures studio, students develop industry-standard skills in compositing, rotoscoping and tracking, produce a finished show reel of screen shots, and graduate with a professional resume and reel to show prospective employees.


Four 4.5 unit courses over intensive 12 week period.


  • Compositing
  • Tracking

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants seeking entry to the program will have:a) a completed three year Bachelor degree from a recognised higher education institution in media arts, visual effects or a related discipline ORb) a completed Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media or equivalent from an accredited Registered Training Organisation ORc) a Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and LightingAlternatively, applications will be considered from applicants holding a completed academic qualification from a recognised higher education institution in an unrelated field who are able to demonstrate substantial experience in media arts or visual effects, demonstrable in the showreel and curriculum vitae submissions.All applicants are required to submit a showreel of their own work and a curriculum vitae outlining their relevant experience. Details of showreel and curriculum vitae requirements can be found on the Careers in the Creative Industries web page.Applicants must submit a copy of their current resume, and a link to their online showreel through their SATAC application.Your curriculum vitae should be no longer than two pages and must be a current professional résumé detailing education and work history
  • And must contain at least two referees.

Study pathways

This program complements the Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and Lighting in partnership with Rising Sun Pictures.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City East International: $14,400 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years

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