Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
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.
You must have:
- Successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), or
- At least three years of professional experience in the animation, games, interactivity and/or digital media area.
Semester 2, 2017
You must complete and submit the online pre-selection kit as part of your RMIT direct application by 5pm, Wednesday 31 May 2017.
After you submit your direct application, you will be prompted to complete the pre-selection task.
Short-listed applicants are required to attend an interview (face-to-face or via skype). These interviews will take place between May and June 2017.
Online pre-selection kit
The online pre-selection kit requires:
- An applicant statement of no more than 300 words describing:
- Why you wish to study this program
- What you hope to achieve in your time at RMIT
- Where you think it might lead you in terms of a career and/or personal development.
- A short piece of creative writing which illustrates your ability to tell a story, or a short piece of critical writing which demonstrates your analytical skills, based on one of the following four themes:
- The key
- Final conquest
- Day tripper
- A visual storyboard consisting of 12 image-only panels that communicates how your narrative or non-narrative idea unfolds and resolves over time. Please choose one the following four themes to respond to:
- The journey
If your work is hosted online, please supply the URL. The file must play on most common browsers.
- An outline of a three month, full-time personal project you would like to undertake if you were selected for the program. Please explain what you would like to do and your investment in the project. Feel free to make use of illustrations that help to represent themes.
Files must not exceed 5MB.
- A folio comprising 15 to 30 pieces of your own work.
The folio should contain a variety of your personal work in art, design or media which demonstrates your interests and creative thinking as well as your conceptual, design and technical skills. Examples of work to include in your folio are drawings, paintings, graphic designs, photographs, motion graphics, digital images, models, sculpture, video, interactive media, games, websites, short writing pieces, and/or 2D and 3D animation. You may also include development work as well as finished work.
Images must be formatted as TIFF or JPEG. Flash animation and QuickTime movies are acceptable, however, please ensure that the files are built or exported and open independently of the creator program. Files must be no larger than 5MB. If your folio is hosted online, please supply the URL.
We recommend you explain each work, to help the selection officer understand the work’s purpose and background. If your work is collaboration please detail precisely your role and the role of the collaborator/s. Maximum 200 words.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline.
You may also be considered if you have atleast three years of professional experience in the animation, games, interactivity and/or digital media area.
Pre-selection kit: you must complete a pre-selection kit (PDF 262 KB 3p).
Folio: You must submit a folio with this pre-selection kit. Your folio should comprise of 15 to 30 pieces of your own personal work.
The folio should contain a variety of your personal work in art, design or media which demonstrates your interests, creative thinking as well as your conceptual, design and technical skills. Examples of work to include in your folio are drawings, paintings, graphic designs, photographs, digital images, models, sculpture, video, scripting, short stories, and/or 2D and 3D Flash animation.
Interview: If shortlisted, you may be required to attend an interview (either in person or by phone/Skype).
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 580 (TWE 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 92 (with minimum of 20 in all sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.