Arts & Design

Film, TV & Game Art

Study Areas
Course Types

Diploma of Screen and Media

    Duration (incl. holidays) 43 weeks
    Teaching Duration37 weeks
    CRICOS Code084942C
    National CodeCUF50107
    Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
    Example Career ProfilesComputer AnimatorComputer Animator,  Lighting, Sound, Staging, Vision TechniciansLighting, Sound, Staging, Vision Technicians,  Media PresenterMedia Presenter
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      Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

      Course Notes

      • Students interested in the Screen & Media course will have the option of choosing 1 of 3 streams: Game Art or Computer Generated Imaging & Visual Effects (CGI & VFX).
      • Students would typically complete a package of courses, made up of the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (2 semesters) and the Diploma of Screen and Media (2 semesters) for a total duration of 2 academic years (4 semesters). The cost of this package of courses is $27000. Students will receive a COE and a parchment for each of the courses within the package.
      • The Computer Generated Imaging & Visual Effects (CGI&VE) Stream will be taught at the Adelaide City Arts (AC Arts) Campus. In Semester 1, 2017 the Game Art Stream will be taught at Tea Tree Gully Campus, and move (pending facility upgrade) to AC Arts for Semester 2, 2017 commencement.
      • Note: The Film & TV Stream and the Computer Generated Imaging & Visual Effects Stream will be taught at the Adelaide City Arts (AC Arts) Campus whilst the Game Art Stream will be taught at Tea Tree Gully Campus for Semester 1, 2017 then change to Adelaide City Arts (AC Arts) Campus from Semester 2, 2017.

      How to Apply

      International Course - application process

      If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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      Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

      Employment Outcomes

      Courses in this area cover the production and creation of media content for consumers. Graduates will be prepared for work in a range of areas including the film and television sectors, video production and facility houses, special effects companies, game production studios, and mobile phone content development.

      Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

      Qualifications & Skills Covered

      Diploma of Screen and Media
      5 core units:

      • Make a presentation
      • Collaborate in a creative process
      • Establish networks
      • Manage projects
      • Ensure a safe workplace
      • plus 10 elective units.

      Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

      Credit Transfer

      Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

      Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

      Diploma of Screen and Media

      UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
      University of Southern QueenslandBachelor of Applied Media248YesDetails


      These course fees are for international students only.

      Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
      Semester 1AUD $6750-
      Semester 2AUD $6750-
      Fee TotalsAUD $13500-
      Total Course CostAUD $13500

      Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

      Overseas Student Health Cover

      All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.

      Additional Services

      TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.