CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

This course is for people who want sound theoretical knowledge and specialised, technical or managerial competencies to work in the film, television, radio and digital media industries.

The Diploma of Screen and Media is overseen by Program Director Jonah Peacock.

Course Description

In an exciting endeavour, AC has partnered with 4B College to offer an online Diploma of Screen and Media. You will learn how to edit, film, and direct. This hands-on course will give you practical training and experience in all aspects of screen media from pre- to post-production, and equip you with the tools and skills necessary to confidently step into the professional screen and media industry. 

You will get to hone skills that are fundamental to film, television and media production, and the required standards of practice, within a thriving media production house environment.


Course Structure

This course comprises 15 units of competency to be completed over 1 year full time and consists of:

  • 15 Core units

To be awarded the Diploma of Screen and Media, students must show competency in 15 units.


Unit code Unit name Unit description
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process

This unit focusses on relationship building and maintaining…

BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts

Unleash your creative-side in this unit which gets you thin…

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to un…

CUAANM403 Create titles for screen productions

Students will have the opportunity to develop titles for sc…

CUACAM401 Shoot a wide range of screen content

This unit enables students to utilise a wide range of metho…

CUACAM601 Direct cinematography for screen productions

In this unit students will delve into a deeper knowledge an…

CUADRT502 Direct performers for screen productions

In this unit students engage with performers to develop per…

CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ma…

CUAPOS401 Edit screen content for fast turnaround

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to co…

CUAPOS501 Edit complex screen productions

This unit will further the student’s skills and knowl…

CUAPPM406 Coordinate film and media production services and resources

This unit will equip students with the skills and knowledge…

CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice

"WHS is boring" I hear you say?  Well I won&…

CUASOU410 Establish and maintain safe creative practice

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to de…

CUAWRT502 Develop storylines and treatments

In this unit students will develop the fundamental skills a…

MINTHE401 Investigate and apply a Christian Theology

This unit equips students to understand their Faith and how…

For more details on which subjects you can choose, see the current enrolment guide for this course.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements: Nil.

Academic Requirements: This course is available for those students who are 16 years or older and have completed Year 10.

Recommended Requirements: For prospective students from a non-English speaking background, an IELTS Score of 5.5 (or demonstrate equivalent English proficiency) is recommended.

Additional Requirements: This program requires a government issued Unique Student Identifier (USI) number. See for details and to secure your USI.

Study Modes

Delivery Mode: Online
Location: Online
Duration: 1 year ft or part-time equivalent
Intakes: By Trimester

Fees & Timetable

A complete Fee Schedule for all Alphacrucis programs and courses can be found in our Fees Information section.

You can access the full list of AC’s timetables here.

VET Student Loans are available for students who meet the eligibility requirements to assist in financing studies. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

For students who cannot access government loans, an alternative option is Study Loans, a private student loan provider. To learn more about VET loans provided by Study Loans, click here.

Course Learning Outcomes

Not applicable for VET courses.

Meet Your Tutor

Adam McLeod is a man passionate about Message and Media. Since a young age, being inspired by the power of the marriage of live music, film and story, he has pursued these avenues of expression and creativity through Media. Since studying broadcast television for many years at Hillsong College, he has worked through many realms of film and television, ranging from a story board artist, to Live Concert Film Directing, to Broadcast Television editing. You'll find him managing a team of incredibly talented individuals who produce an amazing quality and quantity of Broadcast television on a weekly basis, and training up students in skills of Film Pre Production, and Editing through 4B Media Film School.

Adam McLeod
Senior Editor at 4B Media

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Career Opportunities

After graduating from this program, you should expect to have acquired the skills necessary to work in a variety of screen and media-based roles, ranging from cinematography to script-writing. Uniquely, graduates may have the opportunity to have production credits to their name by the time of their graduation.

Student Services

For more information on the suite of student support services available, please see our Student Services section.

Course Codes

Course Code: CUA51015    RTO National code: 90525    Legal name: Alphacrucis College Limited