What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma in Management (Learning) is a one year course which is a great kick-start for graduates who want to learn how to create their own start-up digital media business. The course is designed to introduce students to the associated entrepreneurial skills required and the opportunities in the rapidly expanding independent games, animation and digital content industry.


This course is intended to give students the skills to manage and run their own creative media businesses. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Game / VFX Developer
  • Lead Artist / Programmer / Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Producer
  • Small business entrepreneur



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,300.00 (US$ 15,823) per year
Start date

February 2022


Adelaide Campus

Level 3, 32 Grenfell Street,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,300.00 (US$ 15,823) per year
Start date

February 2022


Sydney Campus

Level 1, 33 Mountain Street,


New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry for this Graduate Diploma course is based on completion of one of the relevant qualifications listed below or an equivalent relevant qualification, or combination of academic and/or professional qualifications demonstrating potential to undertake study at this level.

  • Bachelor of Games and Virtual Worlds (Programming)
  • Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development
  • Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

In addition, applicants need to produce

Copy of your Year 12 Certificate OR by achieving an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and numeracy

Overseas applicants must be over 18 in order to be eligible for study at AIE.

English Language Requirements

An IELTS overall score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.0 for Writing, and 6.0 for Listening).

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