Associate Degree in Screen and Media Production

RMIT University

Program Description

Associate Degree in Screen and Media Production

RMIT University

Associate Degree in Screen and Media Production

On productions there may be many takes to produce the right shot. But it only takes one program to give you the skills you need to build a career in screen and media.

You'll build valuable screen industry skills and knowledge in the key areas of concept development, storytelling, pre-production, production and post-production for single and multi-camera productions.

Throughout the program, there is a strong emphasis on industry knowledge, collaboration, team building, creative application and professionalism. We offer a broad range of classes and screenings, as well as computer lab, location and studio-based exercises and productions.

With access to a range of professional equipment and facilities, you are actively encouraged to develop and produce innovative screen content to industry standard.

Program structure

Year 1

Begin building the skills you'll need as a screen and media producer. Through a highly practical study of production processes you'll apply theoretical knowledge and develop a range of technical skills to plan, develop and review your own work. You'll study the various stages of the production process including pre-production, production and post-production. You'll learn to use industry standard cameras and video editing software.

Year 2

Further develop professional knowledge and skills. You'll explore advanced editing techniques and the creative application of skills as you develop screen and media projects as part of a team.


Graduates will be able to apply knowledge and skills across varied genres and formats of screen-based media production, bringing flexibility, initiative and creative problem-solving to your work.

You'll thrive in a changing and challenging environment, with awareness of emerging production trends, practical skills in relevant technologies, experience of diverse and collaborative projects, and an ability to gather information on audience and market expectations and trends.

Graduates continue to enter the industry as freelance professionals in a variety of production roles.

Program entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS overall band of 6.0 with no individual band below 5.5
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 550 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.0)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 79 with a minimum of 19 in each section
  • Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade C
  • Pearson: Minimum score of 50 (no band less than 42).
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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