This specialist Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Applied Digital Media aims to equip students with the skills to produce professional media work to the highest standards.
Why Study Applied Digital Media at Griffith College?
Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Applied Digital Media at Griffith College is a 1-1.5 year programme which aims to build upon students' knowledge of digital for an exciting career in a growing media industry. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:
• Obtain specialist knowledge and skills essential for a career in computing or IT.
• Establish an analytical mindset necessary for independent academic and professional research.
• Gain a practical understanding of how to research and master technical issues, analyse and present your findings coherently, and document your work in a professional manner.
• Develop a team player attitude necessary to communicate problems, ideas and solutions to all levels of the industrial team.
• Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the many disciplines of computing.
• No final dissertation required
• Small class sizes
• Access to state of the art facilities
• A dedicated experienced lecturing team
• Industry guest speakers
• Business of Digital Media
• Interaction Design
• Multimedia Programming
• Game Design and Development
• Research Methods
• Digital Media and Society
• Visual Communication
• Web Authoring
Optional modules (choose two):
• Desktop Publishing
• 3D Modelling & Animation
• Server-Side Web Development and Databases
• Video Production
• Digital Storytelling
• Theories and Principles of Animation
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Applied Digital Media course have the option to continue their studies in Griffith College have the option of progressing to the MSc in Applied Digital Media.
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Applied Digital Media students will be qualified to work as designers and creative directors in a variety of cross-disciplinary industries (e.g. publishing and the creative arts). They will be able to work effectively as team leaders/managers in the creative media industry, as well as for innovative multimedia projects that involve cross-media content and platforms.
Other careers include content/information managers, industrial and academic research, multimedia systems developers, innovative media practitioners, and as entrepreneurs capable of developing an innovative idea into a full development opportunity.