Associate Degree of Digital Media (Associate Degree)

University of Huddersfield the United Kingdom

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The award
Associate Degree

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, distance

Course starts
March, July

International course fees
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All study options

About Associate Degree of Digital Media at University of Huddersfield

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.

Career opportunities

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
  • publishing
  • photography
  • illustration
  • animation
  • game development
  • software development
  • audio production
  • video production
  • film and television post-production
  • visual effects
  • advertising
  • marketing
  • education and training

Details

Summary

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.

Minors

Graphic Design
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.

Interactive Media
This minor includes advanced units in web application development, game design and mobile application development, using technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL, and industry-standard software such as Adobe Dreamweaver and Unity.

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

Program Structure

You are required to complete 16 units including eight core units and two minors in either graphic design, interactive media and video or animation.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardAssociate DegreeHow you will studyFull-time, DistanceHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsMarch, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardAssociate DegreeHow you will studyPart-time, DistanceHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsMarch, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Estimated fee per term: $12 000
Estimated annual fee: $24 000

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees. When referring to course fees for international students, please note the following:

You may refer to the International Courses and Fees 2018 to see the full list.

Scholarships

Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

Entry requirements

Academic Requirement

Successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.

Find out more about academic requirements.

English Requirement

English Test

Find out more about English requirements and pathways information.

OP: 17 , SR: 63 , ATAR: 56.70

OP = Overall Position (QLD school leavers), SR = Selection Rank (mature age students), ATAR = Australian Tertiary Admission Rank

Course Requirements

To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course. For more information on these course requirements please view the 'Course Requirements' section found under the 'What do I need to start?' page under the 'Getting Started' tab of the Student Handbook . Additional information on student placements and work integrated learning can also be found in the Student Handbook, on the 'Course Features' page under 'Getting Started'.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at University of Huddersfield to prepare for your chosen course:

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