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Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Content Creation and Design) - CUA60620



What will I learn?

The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Content Creation and Design) is delivered as part of a sequence, beginning with the Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects).

Upon satisfactory completion of the diploma you will be eligible to progress to the advanced diploma.

This advanced diploma gives you the broad base necessary to move ahead in the art, design, screen and media industries. RMIT is renowned as Australia's leader in screen, interactive and new media education. We'll provide you with a creative and supportive environment of artistic and intellectual investigation with great opportunities to forge industry connections.

International opportunities

The concept development, media production and management skills learnt in this advanced diploma are internationally recognised and will prepare students for work in Australia and overseas.

This School has a proud history of educating local and international students and continues to develop opportunities for student exchange, international study and employment.


Developments in technology such as apps and the internet are increasing the interactive design field, and have created a new way for consumers to find information and interact with their selected networks.

Our graduates are multi-skilled and broadly capable, greatly increasing their employment opportunities. Many games projects are being funded by government which has developed as a strong support to the industry.

While many graduates work for media production companies, others start successful freelance practices through industry networks created during their studies.

Potential careers include:

  • user experience (UX) or user interface (UI) designer
  • app developer or designer
  • interface designer
  • graphic designer or motion graphic designer
  • web designer
  • front end developer
  • 2D or 3D animation designer
  • 3D modeller or character rigger
  • visual effects designer
  • compositor
  • animator
  • producer or production manager
  • art or design director
  • editor
  • digital media editor or producer.

Further study

You are guaranteed entry to one of the following programs when you complete the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Content Creation and Design):

  • Bachelor of Communication (Media) – with 3 semesters of credit (equivalent to 144 credit points)
  • Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) – with 3 semesters of credit (equivalent to 144 credit points)
  • Bachelor of Design (Games) – with credit (equivalent to 48 credit points)

Which department am I in?

College of Design and Social Context



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$24,000.00 (13,31,115) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 July 2023


RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed a senior secondary school qualification equal to an Australian Year 11 with a minimum D average

For international students

You must have successfully completed the RMIT Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects) or an equivalent qualification.

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 50 (with minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT is among the world’s top 1 percent of universities and ranks 1st for graduate employment rate in Australia (QS 2022).

  • Based in the heart of Melbourne City
  • Houses some of the world’s best facilities
  • Among the world’s top 200 universities
  • Specialises in industry-based and practical learning