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Offering Info

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

  • National Course Code: CUA60615
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA60615-01V01-20HUN-034

Location – Hunter Street (focused on Games)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

18.2

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad. These individuals are often accountable for group outcomes.

Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have: - Completed the Interactive and Digital Games Diploma or have equivalent industry experience

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.


'**INFORMATION SESSIONS**

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 2 day a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 8.2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 13.6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, work experience and research and assignment preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who have completed the Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games. The Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games contains content that is fundamental to the continued advancement of these qualifications, as the Diploma engenders advanced skills in 3D modelling, 3D animation, game design and digital effects as well as use of equipment and the ability to articulate ideas.

To ensure you have the prerequisite understandings you will be interviewed. The interview will also provide a mechanism to screen for language and literacy in order to offer assistance, if required.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Studiosity - online access to a real-life tutor
  • Studio Access
  • Library resources
  • Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9.00am to 4.00pm and Tuesday, from 9.00am to 1.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.

To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:

  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.

If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20HUN00114 UOS 1 - CUA60615 03 Feb 2020 09 Apr 2020 02 Mar 2020 $965.00
20HUN00117 UOS 2 - CUA60615 27 Apr 2020 19 Jun 2020 01 Jun 2020 $965.00
20HUN00120 UOS 3 - CUA60615 20 Jul 2020 25 Sep 2020 03 Aug 2020 $965.00
20HUN00123 UOS 4 - CUA60615 12 Oct 2020 04 Dec 2020 02 Nov 2020 $965.00


Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
CUAPPR603 Engage in the business of creative practice
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUAPPR605 Evolve ideas for professional creative work
Elective Units
Number Title
CUADIG504 Design games
CUAANM402 Create digital visual effects
CUAANM503 Design animation and digital visual effects
CUADIG507 Design digital simulations
CUASOU601 Manage production of sound designs
CUASOU602 Manage production of sound recordings
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
CUAPPM603 Plan and manage film and media pre-production
CUAPPM502 Realise productions
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
CUADIG502 Design digital applications
CUADIG506 Design interaction
CUADIG501 Coordinate the testing of interactive media products

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Hunter Street
590-608 Hunter Street, Newcastle West
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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