University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Media Arts and Production

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Graduate Certificate in Media Arts and Production is part of an articulated program in media arts and production that includes moving image, sound, digital media and interaction, and the interplay among these forms. It offers an entry-level introduction to media arts.

Designed for

Current and prospective media and communication practitioners


The course totals 24 credit points of study, consisting of three 8-credit-point core subjects. Full-time students undertake 24 credit points a session. Part-time students should undertake 8 or 16 credit points a session.


  • Moving image
  • Sound and interaction
  • Mise-en-scene

Standard entry requirements

  • UTS recognised bachelor degree, or equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants who have not completed a bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any field of study (or overseas equivalent) must provide: a personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why they wish to study the course
  • A CV which should include details of paid and voluntary work or other experiences that could be relevant to the course. If applicants do not submit these documents, their application may not be considered. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184.

Study pathways

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Media Arts and Production, the Graduate Diploma in Media Arts and Production and the Master of Media Arts and Production. Students who successfully complete this course and who are admitted to the graduate diploma or master's course are eligible for credit recognition for completed subjects.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $19,165 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

The course prepares students for advanced study and orientates them to the media industries, particularly those involving moving image, sound, digital media and interaction.

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