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Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in CGI and Visual Effects)

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time
National CodeCUF60107
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileComputer AnimatorComputer Animator
FacultiesArts and Design
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Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide College of the Arts904309Apply Now On CampusFTDay Only
 Information Session:Tuesday 8 November, 2016
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Course Admission Requirements

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    Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

    1. CSPA score

    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Job role titles may include a range of positions in the Visual Effects industry dependent on students individual course specializations.

    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

    Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in CGI and Visual Effects) (CUF60107)
    This course provides students with a hands-on practical approach to industry-standard 2D and 3D software and broadcast-standard hardware.
    It is designed for students that want to excel in the field of visual effects and 3D computer animation for television and cinema.
    It is essentially two courses rolled into one:

    • TV production and 3D computer animation (incorporating Visual Effects).
      Students are taught various aspects of the movie and television making process so that they understand where computergenerated imagery fits in the workflow of a production.
      2 core units plus 14 electives.

    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

    Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in CGI and Visual Effects)

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Arts10854YesDetails
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)10854YesDetails
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship7236YesDetails
    Bachelor of Media7236YesDetails
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)7218Details
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)7218Details
    University of South AustraliaBachelor of Media Arts10836Details


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.