Diploma of Creative Industries

RMIT University

Program Description

Diploma of Creative Industries

RMIT University

Diploma of Creative Industries

The objectives of this program are to provide an oportunity for the refining of skills in a practical based, industry focused environment to give you with the ability to react and adapt to the rapidly changing media and communication industry.

On completion of this program you will have diverse, multi-disciplinary management and communication skills in your choice of fields such as photography, audiovisual technology, screen production, screenwriting, music industry, writing and editing, multimedia, design and art. Your will have the skills to seek opportunites within industries as such as retail, trades, entertainment, hospitality, community services, business and manufacturing.

The program consists of a set of core competencies covering business, project manangement, contractual and event planning courses. You will choose courses from thre specific specialist areas. The areas of specialist areas of study are:

  • AV Technology (Audio and Video event staging & production)
  • Interactive Digital Media (Multimedia, Animation, Games graphics)
  • Sound production (Technical Sound Production & Recording)
  • Applied Photography (Photography and digital image editing)
  • Professional Writing and Editing
  • Screen & Media (Film and TV Production)
  • Professional Screenwriting (Film, television & other screen based media)

Approach to learning and assessment

Your learning experience will involve a broad range of experiences and teaching modes depending on your particular areas of study and will include a combination of lecture, location, tutorial, workshop, studio, practical and laboratory sessions.

Weekly workshops and supervised studio sessions are at the core of the Creative Industries learning experience, but learning and teaching modes will vary as appropriate to each course’s objectives and content.

Learning activities may include lectures, exercises, demonstrations, discussion, peer presentations, guest speakers, project work, case studies and field trips. You may also have opportunities to learn through industry placement. Your learning will be supported by on-line resources via MyRMIT.

The assessment tasks and the form of assessment will be identified in your course guides. To access these go to the Program Strucure section of this Program Guide, select which course you would like to look at and then select which term you would like to view. Assessment is designed to give you opportunities to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and capabilities and receive formal feedback on your progress. The forms of assessment will vary from course to course, as appropriate to the stated learning outcomes and capabilities.

Your assessment within the Creative Industries program may include folio presentation, peer and self assessment, reports of industry standard, individual or group projects and fundametal knowledge tests. You will also have the opportuniy to showcase your main areas of interest in major projects.

You will also benefit from ongoing teacher feedback, class and group discussion, self assessment, and peer review.

Entrance requirements

In order to be eligible for admission to an RMIT University program taught in English, international on-shore applicants shall satisfy the following minimum requirements or equivalent:

  • IELTS minimum level- 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or
  • TOEFL Paper Based Test- 530 (TWE 3.5+), or
  • TOEFL Computer Based Test (CBT)- 197 (TWE 3.5+), or
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test (IBT)- Overall score 71, min. 17 in all sections.
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
1 year
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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