CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media

Duration: 1 year

Full Fee $12,000

*VET Student Loan Available*

These prices are for domestic students only.
International student course fees

If you have a passion for telling stories, or telling it like it is, this is the course for you. The Diploma of Screen and Media provides you with the skills to write, shoot and edit your own documentary or fiction films. You will collaborate in industry pre-production, production and post-production processes to learn how to create digital video content for the big and small screens - from how to record video and location sound, edit sequences and add audio tracks, to colour correction, adding visual effects and titles to productions. Learn scriptwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, storyboarding, lights, editing and production management. This course uses industry standard equipment and the latest Adobe software.

Diploma of Screen and Media

In our internet-centric and e-commerce world, digital video content is King. It is the present - and future - of all business and product marketing. When you consider that by 2020, digital video will constitute over fifty percent of all mobile traffic - and up to eighty percent of all web traffic, businesses and entrepreneurs must now embrace video as their primary and most effective marketing tool.

Ninety percent of all major product marketing now uses video as the central component to their campaigns and learning how to create, manage and distribute digital video content, is becoming the all-important strategy for business in the 21st Century. The goal is engagement with your customers. Digital video advertising has been shown to be six hundred percent more effective in marketing a product or idea than print and direct mail combined.

Our Screen and Media and Graphic Design courses offer hands-on training in originating and developing concepts for your brand or product, learning to develop engaging content and creating professional, effective and engaging video for product marketing, promotion and presentations. In addition, you can learn cutting edge practices for design and web marketing, producing visually engaging tools for commercial use and become proficient in using design, typography, video and photomedia for promotion and marketing.

With three hundred hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, two billion video views on Snapchat daily and four billion daily streams on Facebook, now is the best time to learn to create digital content and use it as the major tool to drive sales for your product or business idea.

This Diploma in Screen & Media is designed for people who are genuine about a career as a digital content creator for traditional and online markets. Digital technology and the internet have disrupted traditional models of media production and distribution and this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to take advantage of the growth of video in online markets. This Diploma in Screen & Media focuses on developing the practical skills and knowledge required for independent digital video production.

Job Outcome from this course

The Diploma provides you with the opportunity to develop an online video channel to showcase your work for entry level employment in the screen industry or to promote your skills for freelance projects. The internet has disrupted traditional distribution platforms - with the click of a button you can share your stories with the world.

Pathways / Further Study

This Diploma of Screen and Media is a pathway to further study in screen and media production at university and students can typically obtain a year’s credit towards their degree.

Vet Student Loan - $15,514 CAP

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies. For more information on Vet Student Loans.


For fees look at the appropriate enrolment form as subsidies may apply.

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All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.