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What will I learn?

A Diploma of 3D Design and Animation provides a base of knowledge around general 3D principles and practice, as well as an introduction to specialist areas in the field. You’ll study the basics of modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and composition. Completing a Diploma of 3D Design and Animation provides accreditation to continue studying or take on an entry-level position in the field. Please note that some specialised subjects may be delivered online only.

During the course, you'll develop a portfolio to show off your creative potential and help you start your career in the design sector. Under the mentorship of our academic team and industry partners you'll learn how to tell stories, bring characters and digital worlds to life and respond to client briefs. You'll also develop a theoretical and technical base of knowledge of general 3D principles and practice, along with an introduction to specialist areas within the field.

Learning outcomes

Build a strong foundation of cutting-edge 3D principles and practice.
Learn the foundations of procedural modelling and animation from a Houdini-certified school.
Develop 3D skills and pipelines to work with game development and real-time animation workflows.
Work with industry-standard creative processes, advanced challenges and briefs.

Career opportunities

The course is a stepping stone towards an exciting career in 3D design and animation as well as an entry point into one of our Bachelor degrees. You can find opportunities within a dedicated film or broadcast postproduction, animation, visual effects or game studio environment, or alternatively as an in-house specialist working for organisations in a range of industries.

Career paths

2D/3D Concept Artist
3D Animator
3D Concept Artist
3D Games Artist
3D Generalist
3D Modeller
Digital Matte Artist

CRICOS

103343J

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
A$20,587.00 (11,20,076) per year
Indicative Total Course Tuition Fees: AUD $30,880

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Ultimo Campus

46-52 Mountain Street,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
A$20,587.00 (11,20,076) per year
Indicative Total Course Tuition Fees: AUD $30,880

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Fortitude Valley Campus

90 Bowen Terrace,

FORTITUDE VALLEY,

Queensland,

4006, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 5.5 with no skills band less than 5.0; Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 525; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 46-59 (minimum 14 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 43 (no skill score <35); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 162, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced; Occupational English Test (OET): D.

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

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