Diploma of Digital Media Technologies
- This information is for local students.
- This course is not available to international students.
Am I a You are a local student if:
you are an Australian citizen, or
you are a New Zealand citizen (excluding TAFE courses), or
you are an Australian permanent resident.
You are an international student if:
you are not an Australian citizen, and
you are not a New Zealand citizen (excluding TAFE courses), and
you are not an Australian permanent resident.local or an international student?
|Duration||1 year full-time on campus (Term 2 only) (after completing Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies) or equivalent part-time; or 36 months if employed full-time and 72 months if employed part-time|
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For information about Swinburne's fees visit the Fees website.
- Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
- Diploma of Website Development
- Diploma of Information Technology
- Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
- Diploma of Software Development
- Diploma of Screen and Media
- Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology
- Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
- Diploma of Information Technology Networking
- Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration
Course in detail
Units of study
BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts
BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace
ICAGAM504A Manage interactive media production
ICAICT418A Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
ICAICT419A Work effectively in the digital media industry
ICAICT515A Verify client business requirements
ICAPMG501A Manage IT projects
CUVPHI05B Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent
CUVPHI03B Research and apply information on the traditions which inform photoimaging practice
CUVPHI01B Source and apply photoimaging industry knowledge
CUFDIG502A Design web environments
CUFANM503A Design animation and digital visual effects
ICADBS504A Integrate database with a website
ICAPRG425A Use structured query language
ICAWEB501A A Build a dynamic website
ICAPRG527A Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
CUFDIG505A Design information architecture
BSBDES501A Implement design solutions
CUVPHI504A Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options
ICAGAM511A Manage the testing of games and/or interactive media
ICASAS504A Develop and conduct client acceptance test
Aims and objectives
- After achieving Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies (ICA40811), or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICA40811, or
- With demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments, such as digital media, games development, animation, graphics design or similar roles
Courses at Swinburne can provide an alternative entry option, or pathway, into further TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate courses if you don’t meet the entry requirements. For example, successful completion of a Swinburne diploma or advanced diploma provides credits that can advance you to later stages of an undergraduate degree. Certificate level studies can also pathway through to higher level TAFE studies. Whatever your situation, pathways ensure you gain the maximum benefit for previous study – whether at Swinburne or another institution. For more information, please visit the Pathways website.
Applicants with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of a course may be granted 'credit' and/or entry to the course with 'advanced standing'. University policies apply and applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. For further information refer to the Credit Transfer website.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. To learn more about RPL and how to apply, please visit the RPL website.
How to apply
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