You acquire extensive knowledge about various processes of audio-visual productions. Your professional skills enable you to artistically and creatively express yourself through interactive media, moving images or several forms of animation. You are familiar with visual concepts, aspects of cinematography, stylistic elements and the art of storytelling. Combining practical and theoretical skills, you will plan, manage and autonomously conduct media projects in close cooperation with authors, clients or producers.

Skills

  •  Creative
  •  Technical
  •  Organisational
  •  Communicative

Start your career as

  • Film (and/or Documentary) Maker/Producer
  • (Multi-) media Project Manager
  • Game Designer
  • Games Developer
  • Animator
  • VFX artist
  • Concept Artist
  • Illustrator

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation)

Explore the exciting world of 3d design and animation. Learn the fundamentals of character modelling, ideation, animation and design for the moving image to prepare for a career in video production, motion graphics and game development. Start your career as - Animator, VFX artist, Concept artist, Games developer, Illustrator and more

  • Course Code CUA51015
  • Cricos Course Code 104646H
  • Course Name Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation)
  • Course Outline Click here to download
  • Intakes January, May, September
  • Duration 52 weeks total 
  • Cost

    Total Course Fee $19,176 plus non-refundable enrolment fee  $500
    Promotional offer $9,500
    Students can choose to pay the total course fee upfront (100%) or via monthly installments.
    ​ The following payment is required upon acceptance of a letter of offer:
    • Tuition fee deposit - $1,000
    • Non-refundable non-tuition enrolment fee - $500
    • Total $1,500
  • RPL Costs

    • Application Fee - $500
    • Charge per unit of competency - $500
    • Total course fees may be reduced to account for the number of units undertaken via RPL or where Course Credit has been granted.
    • Nationally Recognised Training does not incur GST.
    • Students will only be eligible to receive their qualification if fees have been paid in full and all course requirements have been met.
  • Delivery Location Campus Melbourne

  • Study Mode Full Time / 20 hour per week minimum. 52 weeks

  • Delivery Method Classroom based

  • Entry Requirements

    International Student Entry Requirements:

    This course is available to international students who are able to provide evidence that they:

    • have completed year 12 or equivalent
    • are over the age of 18
    • meet one of the following English proficiency requirements:
      • a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or other minimum test scores indicated here
      • that they have successfully completed their Year 12 or equivalent in English Language.
    • It is a condition of entry that upon acceptance, students provide evidence of having an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500). Please refer to this government website for information about applying
    • IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE: These tests must be taken no more than two years prior to application.

    • Completion of Year 12 English at an Australian secondary school or college, or equivalent
    • If you have completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption.

    You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process:

    Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to:

    • help United POP identify your educational support needs, and
    • to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.

    Domestic Student Entry Requirements:

    Applicants for VET diploma courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

    • You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process. Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to help United POP identify your educational support needs, and to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.
    • Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English).
    • Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12;
      OR
    • Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English).
    • You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process. Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to help United POP identify your educational support needs, and to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.

First trimester:

Foundations

  • Develop ideas for animation concepts
  • Creatively interpret briefs for animation and video
  • Safely manage a production from start to finish

Second trimester:

Creative practitioner

  • Create 3d models and digital assets
  • Build your online profile to establish industry networks
  • Design visual effects

Third trimester:

Professional practice

  • Create scripts and storyboards to communicate your ideas
  • Expand your skills in 3D character models and animation
  • Incorporate your knowledge of the creative arts industry for your future success

Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media)

Enter another reality – that of Virtual Reality. Develop skills in both the theory and practice of creating environments and interactive experiences in Virtual and Augmented reality, and prepare for a career in gaming or interactive experiences.

  • Course Code CUA51015
  • Cricos Course Code 104646H
  • Course Name Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media)
  • Course Outline Click here to download
  • Intakes January, May, September
  • Duration 52 weeks total 
  • Cost

    Total Course Fee $19,176 plus non-refundable enrolment fee  $500
    Promotional offer $9,500
    Students can choose to pay the total course fee upfront (100%) or via monthly installments.
    ​ The following payment is required upon acceptance of a letter of offer:
    • Tuition fee deposit - $1,000
    • Non-refundable non-tuition enrolment fee - $500
    • Total $1,500
  • RPL Costs

    • Application Fee - $500
    • Charge per unit of competency - $500
    • Total course fees may be reduced to account for the number of units undertaken via RPL or where Course Credit has been granted.
    • Nationally Recognised Training does not incur GST.
    • Students will only be eligible to receive their qualification if fees have been paid in full and all course requirements have been met.
  • Delivery Location Campus Melbourne

  • Study Mode Full Time / 20 hour per week minimum. 52 weeks

  • Delivery Method Classroom based

  • Entry Requirements

    International Student Entry Requirements:

    This course is available to international students who are able to provide evidence that they:

    • have completed year 12 or equivalent
    • are over the age of 18
    • meet one of the following English proficiency requirements:
      • a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or other minimum test scores indicated here
      • that they have successfully completed their Year 12 or equivalent in English Language.
    • It is a condition of entry that upon acceptance, students provide evidence of having an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500). Please refer to this government website for information about applying
    • IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE: These tests must be taken no more than two years prior to application.

    • Completion of Year 12 English at an Australian secondary school or college, or equivalent
    • If you have completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption.

    You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process:

    Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to:

    • help United POP identify your educational support needs, and
    • to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.

    Domestic Student Entry Requirements:

    Applicants for VET diploma courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

    • You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process. Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to help United POP identify your educational support needs, and to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.
    • Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English).
    • Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12;
      OR
    • Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English).
    • You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process. Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to help United POP identify your educational support needs, and to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.

First trimester:

Foundations

  • Developing a concept and design brief for VR/AR 
  • Operating safely in a creative space
  • Responding to external concepts and briefs for VR/AR
  • Negotiating deals and project specifications

Second trimester:

Creative practitioner

  • Designing simulations in Virtual Reality
  • Understanding the framework of producing a Virtual Reality experience
  • Designing game environments in Virtual Reality
  • Designing digital application and user interaction experiences in Virtual Reality
  • Future proofing and creative problem solving
  • The merit and importance of Networking

Third trimester:

Professional practice

  • Production - VR experience
  • Responding to changes in the industry
  • Understanding the delegattion of tasks and resources of
    VR/AR
  • Production Workflow

Diploma of Screen and Media (Moving Image)

Engage in the fast-paced world of moving image content. Think dynamically about how you can utilise digital technology to create dynamic visual storytelling in the social media world, and prepare for a career in creative industries.

  • Course Code CUA51015
  • Cricos Course Code 104646H
  • Course Name Diploma of Screen and Media (Moving Image)
  • Course Outline Click here to download
  • Intakes January, May, September
  • Duration 52 weeks total 
  • Cost

    Total Course Fee $19,176 plus non-refundable enrolment fee  $500
    Promotional offer $9,500
    Students can choose to pay the total course fee upfront (100%) or via monthly installments.
    ​ The following payment is required upon acceptance of a letter of offer:
    • Tuition fee deposit - $1,000
    • Non-refundable non-tuition enrolment fee - $500
    • Total $1,500
  • RPL Costs

    • Application Fee - $500
    • Charge per unit of competency - $500
    • Total course fees may be reduced to account for the number of units undertaken via RPL or where Course Credit has been granted.
    • Nationally Recognised Training does not incur GST.
    • Students will only be eligible to receive their qualification if fees have been paid in full and all course requirements have been met.
  • Delivery Location Campus Melbourne

  • Study Mode Full Time / 20 hour per week minimum. 52 weeks

  • Delivery Method Classroom based

  • Entry Requirements

    International Student Entry Requirements:

    This course is available to international students who are able to provide evidence that they:

    • have completed year 12 or equivalent
    • are over the age of 18
    • meet one of the following English proficiency requirements:
      • a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or other minimum test scores indicated here
      • that they have successfully completed their Year 12 or equivalent in English Language.
    • It is a condition of entry that upon acceptance, students provide evidence of having an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500). Please refer to this government website for information about applying
    • IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE: These tests must be taken no more than two years prior to application.

    • Completion of Year 12 English at an Australian secondary school or college, or equivalent
    • If you have completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption.

    You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process:

    Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to:

    • help United POP identify your educational support needs, and
    • to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.

    Domestic Student Entry Requirements:

    Applicants for VET diploma courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

    • You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process. Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to help United POP identify your educational support needs, and to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.
    • Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English).
    • Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12;
      OR
    • Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English).
    • You will be required to undertake a pre-training review and Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment as part of the application process. Your pre-training review and LLN result will be used to help United POP identify your educational support needs, and to be eligible for entry into a United POP Australia diploma of study you must achieve an exit Level 3 LLN outcome in both literacy and numeracy.

First trimester:

Foundations

  • Developing a concept and design brief for digital content creation
  • Operating safely in a creative space
  • Responding to external concepts and briefs for digital content creation
  • Negotiating deals and project specifications

Second trimester:

Creative practitioner

  • Developing a screenplay from concept to production-ready drafts.
  • Producing live streams of digital content
  • Shooting digital content for social media
  • Creating dynamic lighting designs 
  • The merit and importance of Networking

Third trimester:

Professional practice

  • Producing advanced production pieces 
  • Storyboarding
  • Video Editing
  • Responding to Changes in the Industry

Industry Partner: Pictures Magazine

UNITED POP is a division of music support group, which started as a recording studio in 1989, and now covers a wide range of services within the music & media industry, e.g. with its monthly print magazine "Pictures".

Pictures focuses on the fun of photography: the magazine inspires, gives instructions and offers qualified workshops. Exciting interviews provide insight into the world of professional photographers. Detailed reports on photographic techniques and tests of equipment deepen the understanding of photography. Constant input from all our divisions, partners and the industry form the basis of our successful concept of practical education to ensure high-quality standards.

POP Project: Annual Student Exhibition

The students from all Campuses show their projects, which were created as part of the Fashion, Design & Photography Courses in this annual exhibition.

We create and develop, we question and challenge, we shape and design. We are urban warriors of the creative industry - individual, unpredictable and simply awesome. With this exhibition, we combine contemporary perspectives of an urban lifestyle with the main problems of our time and our visions of a warrior.

Enjoy the opportunity to explore visual concepts and be reminded of the power a photograph, a design, a garment or any other creation can have. Let this exhibition make yourself aware of what we are, what we want, what our connections are and what matters.

With our „POP Projects“ students and graduates have the chance to work interdisciplinary on projects. They gain additional knowledge, receive feedback from experts and professional credits for their curriculum vitae.

The terms and conditions vary depending on the different projects. There is always a release or presentation of the final work at the end of each POP Project.

International Industry Link

We are your stepping stone into the growing media business with campuses all over Europe and Australia. Choose your desired occupation in Music & Sound, Event & Music Management, Design & Photography and Fashion & Make-up. Experience high-quality education closely linked to practical experience in order to qualify for your chosen profession in the international art & media industries. Be inspired to become a creative professional and discover exciting new career opportunities.

United POP was founded by a group of companies working in the creative industry. Today, United POP includes the business branches of Education, Media, Production & Services and is one of the leading and most innovative partner for all aspects related to music & media in Europe.

We have industry experienced trainers who are up to date with current trends and technologies. Furthermore, we have our own extensive industry networks in Europe who have assisted students in progressing their careers.