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CUA60615 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Art and Animation)

National ID: CUA60615 | State ID: AB78

Create and explore new worlds with this animation and games art qualification

This Advanced Diploma qualification is art-focussed and provides you with high-end practical skills in concept art, 3D modelling, animation and visual effects. You'll benefit from our strong industry connections and have the opportunity to showcase your work to many of the largest studios in Perth at the end of year Expo. By the end of the course you will have created a show reel of work, and a short animated film.

After completing this course you'll be equipped to be competitive in the global market, using the same software and work practices employed by top animation, VFX and games studios all over the world.

Gain these skills

This course is 100% practical and you will develop your creative capabilities in:

  • Concept art and visual development
  • 3D character modelling, texturing and rigging
  • Visual Effects
  • Cinematography
  • 2D and 3D character animation
  • Short film production
  • Software including Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Painter and Designer, Blackmagic Fusion and Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creatively driven and imaginative
  • Self motivated and passionate
  • Good analytical and spatial skills


Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Preferred pathway is completion of a relevant Diploma e.g. Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Game Art) or Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation), or equivalent.

Important information

Other costs for consideration:

  • External Hard-drive (approx. $50)
  • USB 2.0 (minimum) with at least 100GB storage

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week plus Student Lab Time 
Job opportunities
  • Animation Designer 
  • Animator
  • 3D Modeller
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Concept 2D/3D Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Digital Artist

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

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Other study types

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Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Page last updated February 18, 2020