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Digital Media, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
University rank #214 (QS) Online
The Digital Media program at the University of Newcastle has been designed to develop your professional digital media skills and knowledge which can be applied to almost any field in the contemporary workforce. Technology is continually advancing, permeating our environments and affecting how we interact with the world. 

About

This program will enhance your technical knowledge and encourage and embrace your creativity, whilst providing you with the practical skills to translate ideas to reality and develop new and innovative digital media technology. You will graduate with the ability to critically analyse digital media design and apply the acquired knowledge across a range of work environments.

Why study with us?

  • Study anywhere, anytime - our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. The University of Newcastle is the only University which provides this program entirely online.
  • Fast-track your career - this degree will increase your professional capacity making you highly employable. With enhanced technical capabilities you will stand out at the forefront of the professional industry.
  • Work anywhere in the world - our Certificate in Digital Media is recognised nationally and internationally, in an environment where there is an increasing demand for technical experts within most professional industries.

Career opportunities

The Digital Media program at the University of Newcastle prepares you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in digital media, where there is an increasing demand for technical experts. You’ll graduate ready to apply your in depth knowledge of digital media in the professional environment, and will have developed a comprehensive portfolio of work in your chosen speciality enabling you to visually present your skills to a prospective employer.

With your high-level digital media skills you can embark on some of the following career pathways:

  • web and interactive media development
  • digital media advisor
  • website design
  • digital post-production
  • digital visual effects production

You can also take your postgraduate qualification to the next level, opening up further career opportunities with the Master of Digital Media at the University of Newcastle.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • eCulture and Audiences
  • Narrative and Interactive Design
  • Marketing Management and Planning
  • Customer Decision Making and Behaviour
  • Digital Marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      No Attendance

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Students will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in a discipline not related to Digital Media 
  • Students will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in Digital Media or related discipline 
  • Students will have an AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in a discipline not related to Digital Media 
  • Students will have an AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in Digital Media or related discipline and also have a minimum of one (1) year demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area, or;
  • Students will have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a discipline not related to Digital Media and also have a minimum of one (1) year demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19090 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19090 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    9995 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Scholarships:

We offer scholarships ranging from $500 right through to $15,000 per year. Scholarships can help you with all kinds of costs including textbooks, fees, accommodation and living expenses. While many consider academic performance, we also award scholarships for travel, sport, specific degrees, and to Indigenous students. Many also offer the opportunity to meet with the donor and undertake internships and vacation work.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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