Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
This program provides you with skills-based training in a practical, hands-on environment.
You will start your journey in the Diploma and upon successful completion continue into the Advanced Diploma.
In the one year Diploma you will develop skills and knowledge in key areas such as concept development, story telling and all aspects of production. You will learn the importance of industry knowledge, collaboration, team building and professionalism.
On completion of the first year, you will transition to the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media. Also a one year program, the Advanced Diploma gives you the broad base necessary to move ahead in the art, design, screen and media industries.
RMIT is renowned as Australia's leader in screen, interactive and new media education. We'll provide you with a creative and supportive environment of artistic and intellectual investigation with great opportunities to forge industry connections.
With a focus on all aspects of screen and media production - not just standing behind the camera - one of the key features of this program is that in each semester you will write, produce, direct and edit screen content. This will help you to develop a strong skill set on work or further study upon graduation.
Graduates from this program will acquire the skills necessary to work in a variety of screen and media based roles, ranging from cinematographers to scriptwriters.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
1 year full-time
1 year full-time
Please note: You will be admitted to the Diploma level of the training package and upon successful completion you can apply to study the next qualification, the Advanced Diploma.
Diploma: 1 year full –time.
Advanced Diploma: 1 year full-time
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and practical assignments. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Learning is through a combination of classes and screenings as well as completing computer lab, location and studio-based practical exercises and productions.
You'll have access to professional equipment and facilities and be encouraged to develop and produce innovative screen content to industry standards.
Most classes are conducted in a workshop style, in computer labs and on location.
Although you’ll be required to work in both a group and collaborative environment, you will be individually assessed for each of your screen productions.
You’ll be taught by industry experts and professional educators. You will attend field trips to further your practical experience, and have the opportunity to participate in a newly developed study tour to Cambodia for students interested in overseas production projects.
You'll be encouraged to do part-time, casual or volunteer work in the film and television industry, to develop your knowledge, apply your skills and acquire workplace experience. We have a relationship with Network Ten, where many of our graduates are currently employed, as well as connections with special events companies and variety of production organisations.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Our graduates enter the industry as freelance professionals in a variety of production roles. Many have also found career-building positions in Australian network television.
Australian and international graduates are also actively working in media industries in Europe, USA and Asia.
Screen content is in demand due to the growth in digital television and online content delivery, which has seen the rise of new job roles and opportunities within the industry. Industry professionals regularly turn to RMIT students and graduates to fill roles in all aspects of screen and media production.
This program aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work as:
- camera assistants
- special effects specialists, designers, operators
- content producers
- assistant directors
- production assistants
- TV graphics designers.
The newly developed study tour to Cambodia have been an overwhelming success with students and will continue as an ongoing international study opportunity. Students will have the chance to shoot 1-3 screen-based stories of human, cultural or social interest about the Cambodian condition, which will directly contribute to each student’s assessment.
The skills taught in the course are global in outlook, allowing you to seek employment in Australia and overseas.
You will be encouraged to enter your productions into local and international film and media festivals in order to gain exposure while studying and upon graduation.
RMIT’s Education Abroad Office supports students to undertake an exchange or short term mobility activity with over 165 partner universities worldwide.