Course Description

The Certificate IV in Screen and Media is uniquely designed to provide students with a practical application of skills and knowledge within the industry context of film and TV, animation and sports media. This course is well-suited to students who wish to explore a range of specialisms within the media industry before embarking on their chosen career path.



Students will develop a vast spectrum of fundamental skills in all areas of pre-production, production and post-production. Participants will explore the principles of storytelling and will develop skills and knowledge in writing and pitching, drawing and storyboarding, photography, audio and video production, post-production and visual effects, 2D and 3D animation along with strong industry knowledge and collaborative skills.

Participants will have the opportunity to take part in industry-based client projects and produce various productions adapted to film and TV, animation and sports media. The course also explores the history and social impact of creativity, online micro business opportunities and has a strong focus on content creation for YouTube.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $9,460 total course cost.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $4,350 total course cost.

Duration

1 year full time,

Starting dates

March

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.4% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 77.1% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.4% (national average 78.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 58.6% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 8.1% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: CUA41215

Entry Requirements



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