At a glance
CQUniversity's Associate Degree of Digital Media can prepare you for para-professional work in the digital media industries. This course will provide you with skills and knowledge that can be applied in a variety of fields associated with design, technology and media. The flexible course structure allows you to focus on your strengths and interests by pursuing minors in graphic design, interactive media, video and animation, or a combination of these areas.
Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Video and Animation
* OP/SR/ATAR details provided on this page are from Term 1, 2017. Entry ranks are to be used as a guide only as they are subject to change each year.
* International students residing in Australia on a student visa must study full-time on-campus.
Some units within this course are only available to study by distance education.
The digital revolution has dramatically changed the way we work, learn, play and communicate. It has created jobs that didn't exist a decade ago and it has profoundly changed others. People who are skilled in the production and application of digital media are in demand. Completion of the Associate Degree of Digital Media will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in fields such as:
- web design
- graphic design
- game development
- software development
- audio production
- video production
- film and television post-production
- visual effects
- education and training
The Associate Degree of Digital Media will develop your skills in the areas of design, technology and media, providing you with employment opportunities in the high demand digital media industries.
The flexible structure of this course allows you to pursue your desired specialisation in the areas of graphic design, interactive media and video and animation or a combination of these areas.
On completion of this course you may choose to further your skills with the Bachelor of Digital Media.
Why Study at CQUniversity
Digital media qualifications at CQUniversity provide a growing wealth of opportunity in a field that is at the forefront of future development.
If you're drawn to develop, create and innovate using digital mediums our course will build your skills and provide you with the professional qualification you need to advance your career in this sector.
Flexible unit options in digital media allow you to specialise in creative areas of interest including film, photography, web development, game development and graphic design while also providing the opportunity to cultivate both technical and creative skills.
This minor includes advanced units in visual design, page layout and photography, using industry-standard software such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Within this minor you will build on core foundation units in visual design and illustration.
Video and Animation
This minor includes advanced units in 3D modelling, 3D animation, video production and visual effects using industry-standard software such as Autodesk Maya, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. You will build on core foundation units in digital video and audio production and animation.
Structure and assessment
You are required to complete 16 units including eight core units and two minors in either graphic design, interactive media and video or animation.