IT and Screen & Media

CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialized, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries.

The course will be delivered using a blended learning model that will incorporate lectures, tutorials, and online learning.

Online learning is provided via SCEI eLearning platform (Moodle) and can be undertaken by the student at their own convenience within the course timeframes. Participation in the online learning component is supported by expert facilitators who are available via email, appointment, chat rooms and forums.

Students will be required to undertake independent unsupervised study for each unit. Included in the unsupervised study are research, critical appraisal, reflection, reading, study and preparation for assessments.

No more than 25% of the unit nominal hours are allocated to online or distance learning.

Duration

Full Time
47 Weeks

Mode of Study

Tutorial
Scenarios
Group Work Discussion
Workbook activities
Simulation
Problem solving
Questioning
Role Play
Media resources
Research
Critical Analysis
Projects
Reports

Assessment

Formative Assessments
Summative Assessments

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

All candidates enrolling in the course are entitled to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) or credit

Entry requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Completion of Year 12 or demonstration of relevant industry experience or mature aged entry. For further information, see PP02 Assessing student’s qualifications, experience and English proficiency.
  • Successful completion of Southern Cross Education Institute’s Language Literacy and Numeracy indicator

Further Study Pathways

After achieving CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course at a:

  • CUA60615 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this course will have employment opportunities in across a number of industry sectors. Roles may include:

  • Animation/visual effects designer
  • Interactive media developer
  • Interface designer
  • Game Designer
  • Storyboard writer
  • 3D Graphic Designer
  • 3D Graphic Modeller

Core Units

 CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge


Elective Units

CUADIG503 - Design e-learning resources
CUAANM503 - Design animation and digital visual effects
CUADIG504 - Design games
CUADIG506 - Design Interaction
CUAANM502 - Create 3D digital environments
CUAANM302 - Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM501 - Create 3D digital character animation
CUAANM303 - Design 3D Digital Models
CUAANM401 - Create advanced 3D digital models
CUADIG402 - Design user interfaces
CUADIG403 - Create user interfaces
CUAPPM407 - Create storyboards

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.

- CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media

Cricos: 092301C

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries.

Duration

Full time
47 weeks

Mode of Study

Tutorials
Online learning
Simulated Work Environment
Professional Experience Practice

Assessment

Formative Assessments
Summative Assessments

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

All candidates enrolling in the course are entitled to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) or credit

Entry requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • IELTS Test Score 5.5 or equivalent

Further Study Pathways

After achieving CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course at a:

  • CUA60615 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this course will have employment opportunities in across a number of industry sectors. Roles may include:

  • Animation/visual effects designer
  • Interactive media developer
  • Interface designer
  • Game Designer
  • Storyboard writer
  • 3D Graphic Designer
  • 3D Graphic Modeller

Core Units

 CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge


Elective Units

CUADIG503 - Design e-learning resources
CUAANM503 - Design animation and digital visual effects
CUADIG504 - Design games
CUADIG506 - Design Interaction
CUAANM502 - Create 3D digital environments
CUAANM302 - Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM501 - Create 3D digital character animation
CUAANM303 - Design 3D Digital Models
CUAANM401 - Create advanced 3D digital models
CUADIG402 - Design user interfaces
CUADIG403 - Create user interfaces
CUAPPM407 - Create storyboards

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.