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This is Australia’s most renowned interactive and digital media education program, producing highly employable graduates with a diverse range of media skills.
The program content is industry-driven and kept up to date using industry standard software and production protocols. You’ll investigate the conceptual development and production of media content including broadcast motion design, 2D and 3D imaging and animation, and web and interactive design for delivery across a wide range of platforms such as film and television, advertising, the web and mobile platforms.
The program is well connected to industry through teaching staff, guest lecturers and assessment feedback from our industry partners. Students and staff associated with this program have exhibited in local and international festivals including Flickerfest – international short film festival, Sundance Film Festival, Annecy International Animation Film Festival and the Australian Centre of the Moving Image (ACMI).
Upon completion of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma, you will graduate as a multi-skilled digital professional, with limitless career possibilities spanning from user experience design to art direction, animation and many more.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations and group discussion work.
During your Diploma year, you will develop a broad understanding of the design, technical and management skills needed to work in the digital, interactive and broadcast media industries. An emphasis is placed on creative and conceptual development using industry standard software and production processes, giving you the opportunity to produce individual and collaborative design projects.
Completion of the Advanced Diploma prepares you to become an independent media design practitioner, ready to undertake a wide range of production roles. Graduates may transition straight into work or undertake further study in areas such as web, interactive and app design, 2D and 3D animation, games design, motion and broadcast graphics and visual effects, virtual, augmented and mixed reality.
Learning is conducted in the following types of environments:
- computer labs - practical classes held in labs that contain industry standard Apple Mac computers and software including: Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Maya, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition.
- auditoriums - industry speakers and graduates are invited to share their experiences and provide students with valuable insider information.
- studio - group projects are undertaken in computer labs, reflecting a professional studio production experience.
In addition to these resources, students have access to industry standard production equipment including HD video, professional audio and imaging gear.
You will be assessed by folio submission as well as skills demonstration. Some assessments will be group based but many projects will be individually conducted and assessed.
All classes are conducted in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
The program maintains close contacts with industry through regular guest speakers, the involvement of industry in the development of assignment briefs and enduring links with graduates who have moved into various roles within the industry.
Students are also encouraged to explore opportunities for part-time, casual or volunteer work in the screen and media industries to develop knowledge, apply skills and acquire workplace experience.
Graduates from this program are currently working in the following companies: Y&R brands - advertising (including Wunderman and George Patterson), Iloura - high-end special effects and animation, MindAtlas - elearning company, MTV, Two Bulls - Immersive mobile technology, Viskatoons - animation design and post production, and the Design Foundation - Creative Studio.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Constant technological changes are driving a multitude of ways to deliver entertainment and information services. Consumers are now interacting with their selected networks in radically different and varied ways. Interactive designers are shaping the creation and delivery of this content.
Our graduates are multi-skilled, greatly increasing their employment opportunities. Whilst many of them work for traditional media production companies, others start successful freelance practices through industry networks created during their studies.
Roles you may be eligible for upon graduation include:
- user experience (UX) designer
- user interface (UI) designer
- app developer
- app designer
- interface designer
- media content designer
- graphic designer
- motion graphic designer
- web designer
- front end developer
- 2D animation designer
- 3D animation designer
- 3D modeller
- 3D character rigger
- visual effects designer
- production manager
- design director
- art director
This program has developed a strong international student cohort due to its robust industry connections and professionalism. The calibre of skills taught are internationally recognised, which will prepare you for work in Australia and overseas.
RMIT’s Education Abroad Office supports students to undertake an exchange or short term mobility activity with over 165 partner universities worldwide.