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 (Content Creation)

Content creation is a key skill for social media advertising and marketing. A content creator produces and publishes text, photos and videos designed to promote businesses, products or services, to social media and digital platforms, to grow an audience, build brand awareness and increase sales. But content creation is not just one skill, so United Pop have designed a course that incorporates a variety of skills and techniques that will ensure you have what it takes to get a job in this exciting and growing area (skilled occupation MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST 261211).

  • Course Code CUA51020
  • Cricos Course Code 108977A
  • Course Name Diploma of Screen and Media (Content Creation)
  • Intakes January, May, September
  • Duration 52 weeks total 
  • Cost

    Total Course Fee $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:
    Total $1,500
  • Delivery Location Campus Melbourne

  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time

  • Delivery Method Blended Learning

  • 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:

    • are over the age of 18
    • Attend Course Entry Interview

First trimester:

Foundation

  • Shoot and edit video for social media
  • Develop digital imaging skills
  • Design and apply make-up for screen
  • Safely manage a production

Second trimester:

Visual Storyteller

  • Produce storyboards for planning and collaboration
  • Create titles and graphics for film and video
  • Produce a creative project
  • Enhance your knowledge of the creative industries

Third trimester:

Production

  • Produce professional standard videos  
  • Refine and develop your style
  • Start a freelance business
  • Develop and edit sound designs

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media includes our Diploma of Content Creation. The advanced diploma extends upon the skills and includes screen writing and editing, casting and directing actors. Complete your training by learning how to establish your own professional creative practice in the moving image industry. (Skilled occupation MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST 261211). 

  • Course Code CUA60620
  • Cricos Course Code 110189M
  • Course Name Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
  • Intakes January, May, September
  • Duration 96 weeks total 
  • Cost

    Total Course Fee $19,300 
    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:
    Total $1,500
  • Delivery Location Campus Melbourne

  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time

  • Delivery Method Blended Learning

  • 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:

    • are over the age of 18
    • Attend Course Entry Interview

First trimester:

Foundation 

  • Shoot and edit video for social media 
  • Develop digital imaging skills 
  • Safely manage a production 

Second trimester:

Visual Storyteller 

  • Produce storyboards for planning and collaboration 
  • Create titles and graphics for film and video 
  • Produce a creative project 
  • Enhance your knowledge of the creative industries 

Third trimester:

Production 

  • Produce professional standard videos  
  • Refine and develop your style 
  • Start a freelance business 
  • Develop and edit sound designs 

Fourth trimester:

Writer 

  • Write original stories 
  • Develop multidimensional settings 
  • Use narrative techniques 
  • Edit screenplays 

Fifth trimester:

Director 

  • Create a vision for a film 
  • Audition actors 
  • Direct rehearsals 
  • Direct actors for the screen 

Sixth trimester:

Professional 

  • Identify work opportunities 
  • Participate in industry networks 
  • Cost and sell your creative work 
  • Enhance your professional profile 

Short courses get you ready at any stage of your career. Learn the basics of video production for social media content creation, get your start in make-up for stage and screen, or enhance your skills in our specialty short courses such as Sound Design, Writing and Directing.

Available short courses

  • Video for Social Media
  • Basic Make-Up for Screen
  • Sound Designer for Video
  • Writer
  • Director

Intakes: January, May, September

Cost:: Please contact us at melbourne@united-pop.com.au

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.

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