Diploma Programs in Media

A diploma is a degree given after successfully completing a specific course of study. Depending on what country you receive a diploma in it may refer to a level of academic award. Students often pursue a diploma after gaining a different degree, or while pursing an additional degree.  What is a diploma in media? This diploma focuses on skills needed to do well in the media field. Students lea… Read more

A diploma is a degree given after successfully completing a specific course of study. Depending on what country you receive a diploma in it may refer to a level of academic award. Students often pursue a diploma after gaining a different degree, or while pursing an additional degree. 

What is a diploma in media? This diploma focuses on skills needed to do well in the media field. Students learn about how to connect traditional disciplines and technological contributions. The courses focus on creativity, learning about new technologies, programming and methodology. Students even learn how to better themselves specifically for the market. Students who take these courses become well trained in developing products that have high technological content, are supported by multi-platforms and can be interactively used. 

The benefits of this type of degree are that students become knowledgeable in the media industry. They learn skills needed to create useful and usable products. The course is meant to train highly competent professionals, and that’s what it does.

The cost of a diploma in media depends on what country the school of your choice is in. The cost can also vary depending on if you are taking classes on campus or online.

A student who obtains this diploma can find a rewarding career in many media related fields. They could be successful as a multimedia designer, developer, interactive video designer or a designer of applications for mobile devices. Students also become experts in interactive visual installations, video gaming and cross media. If you wish to have a successful career in the media industry, this may just be the diploma that you need to add to your resume.

Once you have decided if this is a degree you want to pursue, all you have to do is research the schools you are interested in. You can do that by first finding schools that offer the courses you need. Then you simply have to apply. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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GeniusQuest Film Academy
Ko Samui, Thailand

This 6-month, full-time program offers concentrated explorations into the processes of filmmaking as students learn to write, direct, produce, shoot and edit a MOS film, a Syn ... +

This 6-month, full-time program offers concentrated explorations into the processes of filmmaking as students learn to write, direct, produce, shoot and edit a MOS film, a Sync-Dialogue film, and a music video. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
07 Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Want to forge a career in screen or interactive digital media? This program is delivered as part of a sequence, beginning with the Diploma of Screen and Media or the Diploma o ... +

Want to forge a career in screen or interactive digital media? This program is delivered as part of a sequence, beginning with the Diploma of Screen and Media or the Diploma of Digital Media Technologies. Upon satisfactory completion of the Diploma, you will progress to the Advanced Diploma. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
CSVPA
Cambridge, United Kingdom

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported ... +

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported by Life drawing and Visual studies. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
UNITAR
Selangor, Malaysia

Diploma in Communication Studies is designed for those who would like to understand and appreciate the various media channels and forms of communication. The program also prov ... +

Diploma in Communication Studies is designed for those who would like to understand and appreciate the various media channels and forms of communication. The program also provides students with the necessary skill sets that they would need in the field of communication such as Journalism, Creative Thinking, Public Speaking and more. -
Diploma
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Centre for Arts and Technology
Kelowna, Canada

Learn everything there is to know about digital filmmaking from the Centre for Arts and Technology digital film school. At one of the leading digital film schools in Canada, o ... +

Learn everything there is to know about digital filmmaking from the Centre for Arts and Technology digital film school. At one of the leading digital film schools in Canada, our digital filmmaking program has established the reputation as “the filmmaker’s film school” allowing students to work with our industry pros while gaining valuable knowledge and industry insights. -
Diploma
Full-time
18 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

Students will learn about various aspects and techniques of graphic including its design application to packaging, corporate identity, publication design, environmental graphi ... +

Students will learn about various aspects and techniques of graphic including its design application to packaging, corporate identity, publication design, environmental graphics, advertising design and digital graphics. The development of fundamental skills through Drawing and Principles of Design will be the main focus of learning in Year One, with the inclusion of Typography and Computer Graphics. In the following year, the syllabus will build on creative conceptual design solutions in packaging, publication, corporate identity and other areas. The final year includes practice in a real working environment within advertising agencies and design houses. -
Diploma
Full-time
27 months
Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, jou ... +

The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, journalism and communication. The course draws from the disciplines of journalism, public relations and business to deliver invaluable learning experiences in media management, sports administration and marketing, audience development, and reporting and editing across text, video and audio. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Canadian College
Vancouver, Canada

This program is designed for students pursuing a career within the field of social media marketing. The coursework gives students an understanding of the processes and techniq ... +

This program is designed for students pursuing a career within the field of social media marketing. The coursework gives students an understanding of the processes and techniques required to execute a successful social media marketing campaign, and a 12-month Co-op provides valuable work experience in the industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
8 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sida Group Management Academy
Ancona, Italy +5 More

The future is today! learn to design applications, to take care of graphics and functionality. Don't stop at ideas, find out how to implement them.

The future is today! learn to design applications, to take care of graphics and functionality. Don't stop at ideas, find out how to implement them. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Southern Cross Education Institute
Melbourne, Australia +1 More

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan ... +

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan. -
Diploma
Full-time
52 weeks
Jan 2021
Campus
 
South and City College Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Come and study this fun and exciting course at our Digbeth campus in the heart of Birmingham's Digital media hub. The course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding a ... +

Come and study this fun and exciting course at our Digbeth campus in the heart of Birmingham's Digital media hub. The course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment in the media industries or for progression into higher education. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Kingston College
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

This two year, full-time course in Interactive Media and Digital Design covers a wide range of media and creative disciplines.

This two year, full-time course in Interactive Media and Digital Design covers a wide range of media and creative disciplines. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
City and Islington College
London, United Kingdom

This course prepares you for a range of careers in technical and creative areas such as camera, lighting, sound, editing, 3D modelling, animation, scriptwriting, creative writ ... +

This course prepares you for a range of careers in technical and creative areas such as camera, lighting, sound, editing, 3D modelling, animation, scriptwriting, creative writing, ideas generation, and pre and post-production. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The program covers the academic aspect as well as the vocational aspects of Design and Media.

The program covers the academic aspect as well as the vocational aspects of Design and Media. -
Diploma
Full-time
5 semesters
English
Campus
 
Canada International Royal Arts College
Vancouver, Canada

The Media Design and Web Development diploma is a two-year program that uses the latest technology to enrich the students’ learning. Through studio projects that reflect today ... +

The Media Design and Web Development diploma is a two-year program that uses the latest technology to enrich the students’ learning. Through studio projects that reflect today’s technological trends, students get hands-on experience applying design theories and principles. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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