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CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Game Art)

CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Game Art)

National ID CUA51020 State ID AC83

Professional training for digital artists and games designers

This 100% practical course prepares you for work in a variety of industries including entertainment, advertising, architecture, visualisation and content creation for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

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When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Professional training for digital artists and games designers

Discover the industry's leading tools such as Maya, ZBrush, Unity, Unreal, Photoshop, After Effects, Substance Painter, and Toon Boom Harmony as you explore the professional pipelines of digital animation, games art and game prototype development. Whether you aspire to be a Computer Graphics artist, animator or game designer this course is your gateway to success!

Get ready to take your art and game development skills to the next level with our practical and quality computer-generated imagery (CGI) training! Our mission is to empower you to become the best artist or game developer you can be, and unlock a world of opportunities in the entertainment, advertising, architecture, visualization, and virtual/augmented reality industries. So don't wait any longer! Join us today and reach your full potential in the exciting world of animation, CGI art and game development!

Upon completion you will have gained the necessary skills to choose from either Digital Art & Animation or Game Art & Design for the next stage: CUA60620 AC84  Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Art & Animation) or CUA60620 AC85 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art & Design)

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

• 3D modelling and texturing
• Concept art and storyboarding
• 2D and 3D animation
• Game art and game prototype development
• Motion Graphics
• Visual effects
• Software such as Unreal, Maya, ZBrush, Toon Boom Harmony, Unity, Fusion and Da Vinci Resolve, and Adobe Photoshop, Substance 3D Painter, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Animate

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative and imaginative
  • Passionate
  • Good analytical and spatial skills
  • Technically minded
  • Self motivated

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Perth
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $5,172.25
(Tuition fee* $4,487.25 + Resource fee $685.00 )

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822



National ID Unit title
CUAIND512 Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAIND412 Provide freelance services
CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project
CUAPPR515 Establish and maintain safe creative practice


National ID Unit title
CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM313 Create 3D digital models
CUAANM411 Create advanced 3D digital models
CUAANM412 Create digital visual effects
CUAANM413 Create titles for screen productions
CUAANM512 Create 3D digital environments
CUADES511 Implement design solutions
CUADIG514 Design games
CUADIG516 Design interactions
CUAPPM417 Create storyboards
ICTGAM551 Apply digital texturing for the 3-D environment in digital games

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