CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media
Get the skills you need to get your dream job in the film, screen and media industry. We have partnered with 4B College to offer an online Diploma of Screen and Media. Here you will learn how to edit, film, and direct your way to kickstarting your career.
This course is for those who want sound theoretical knowledge and specialised, technical or managerial competencies to work in the film, television, radio and digital media industries.
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 learn the fundamentals of film, television and media production, and the required standards of practise as you develop your skills within a thriving media production house environment.
Alphacrucis College, in partnership with 4B Screen and Media College aims to provide practical and professional education in Screen & Media to those interested in attaining this qualification, with a focus on skills based hands-on training in a comprehensive and holistic manner, in both screen & media production and post-production.
Students will have the opportunity to write, produce, direct their own project, collaborate on other students’ projects, and participate in professional productions alongside their instructors. Primarily students should be interested in telling stories using screen & media. Graduates from this program should expect to acquire the skills necessary to work in a variety of screen and media based roles, ranging from cinematography to scriptwriters. Uniquely, graduates may have the opportunity to have production credits to their name, by the time of their graduation.
This diploma covers a broad range of training modules that will take you through the screen media production process, exploring script writing, cinematography, editing, motion graphics, sound recording, directing and producing.
This course is offered fully online.
15 Units are required to be completed online to qualify for this award
One year full time course
In partnership with 4B Screen and Media College
Learn practical and industry standard skills
Learn from tutors currently working in the media industry
Study online from anywhere in the world
Express your faith through creativity
3 x 12 week trimesters
One year full time
Only offered online
English ability will need to be at the IELTS 5.5 (International English Language Testing System) level or higher, since written and oral forms of communication are an important part of the course.
Academic Entry Requirements
The course will be available for those students who are 16 years or older and have completed Year 10.
Local Students: AU$5400.00
Complete Fee Schedules and FEE-HELP information (where appropriate) for all Alphacrucis courses can be found in our Documents section, under the Fees and FEE-HELP Information link.
★Important: The total cost is based on students enrolling in the complete course or qualification for the standard delivery stream on offer. Fees are actually set on a per unit level, so that the total cost of an award is [number of units in award] x [cost of units]. Accordingly, the total cost of an award will vary depending on the units chosen. International students are required to enrol in the complete course or qualification. The fees are subject to change. Please contact Alphacrucis for an up to date fee schedule.
Australian Skills Quality Authority Information
- Legal name: Alphacrucis College Limited
- RTO National code: 90525
Units offered as part of this Award:
- BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in a creative process
Description: This unit focusses on relationship building and maintaining a creative atmosphere within a team of filmmakers. Students will workshop screenplays together whilst learning productive ways to delegate tasks and reach deadlines as a functioning creative body. Collaborating in a Creative Process heavily relies on developing the correct approach to a creative work that no individual has complete ownership over. Unit detail page >>
- BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
Description: Unleash your creative-side in this unit which gets you thinking about and working on products ideas for use in the music industry. Undertake each element of the product formulation process: from the commencement of research and initial design steps, to the construction of a prototype, all the while engaging with relevant stakeholders and experts in the industry, finally, present your final product concept. Unit detail page >>
- BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project. Unit detail page >>
- CUAANM403 - Create titles for screen productions
Description: Students will have the opportunity to develop titles for screen production and get hands on training with industry standard programs. Learning the fundamentals for developing and executing both simple and complex title sequences whilst working on both their personal projects and with others. Unit detail page >>
- CUACAM401 - Shoot a wide range of screen content
Description: This unit enables students to utilise a wide range of methods for filming television content. Engaging with fundamental concepts of cinematography, students learn to set up, film and manage footage for various styles and formats. These skills enable cinematography to be crafted in creative ways while maintaining efficiency and adhering to studio deadlines. Unit detail page >>
- CUACAM601 - Direct cinematography for screen productions
Description: In this unit students will delve into a deeper knowledge and understanding of various cinematography techniques. Learn how to create and maintain visual styles appropriate for any genre or medium, and be encouraged to experiment and develop a unique cinematography style that can be identified as your own. Unit detail page >>
- CUADRT502 - Direct performers for screen productions
Description: In this unit students engage with performers to develop performances that enable their vision of a production. Scripting, staging and rehearsing are explored thoroughly to understand and employ the full scope of directing skills in all areas of production. Directing performers heavily relies on coordinating with all members of production and students will learn not only to apply high levels of creativity but to also collaborate effectively. Unit detail page >>
- CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain creative arts industry knowledge, and monitor and manage own professional practice. It applies to individuals with advanced research and analysis skills working as practitioners, administrators or managers. They could be working in the public or private sector in a variety of contexts. Unit detail page >>
- CUAPOS401 - Edit screen content for fast turnaround
Curriculum objective: Unit detail page >>
- CUAPOS501 - Edit complex screen productions
Description: This unit will further the student’s skills and knowledge of editing, as well as enhance their understanding of storytelling through editing. They will also advance their skills with Adobe Premiere Pro and discover how to use it in conjunction with other programs, such as After Effects and Audition. In this unit, students will learn advance editing techniques and styles that will equip them with the skills necessary to work in the professional screen media industry. Unit detail page >>
- CUAPPM406 - Coordinate film and media production services and resources
Description: This unit will equip students with the skills and knowledge required to coordinate resources in a television or film production. The students will be shown how to plan a production from start to finish, providing them with a detailed insight into all aspects of pre to post-production. Students will need sound organisation and communication skills, as well as efficiency to work will within a team. Unit detail page >>
- CUASOU410 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements in a professional practice. It applies to individuals who are sole practitioners or working in collaborative teams across all sectors and areas of expertise, who are responsible for managing safety. The practitioner applies a self-directed approach to ensuring safety. The unit could apply to a range of internal and external work environments, including workshops, studios, offices, field locations and performance venues. Unit detail page >>
- CUAWRT502 - Develop storylines and treatments
Description: In this unit students will develop the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to transform their creative ideas into reality. Exploring a range of writing methods & focusing on the various steps of the screenwriting process, students will be given the opportunity to workshop their own story concepts into industry standard screenplays, whilst also learning to understand the significance of creative collaboration. Unit detail page >>
- MINTHE401 - Investigate and apply a Christian Theology
Description: This unit sets out the theological content of a Christian worldview, derived from the Scriptures and Christian tradition. It provides the basic skills necessary to model and teach this worldview to the church and society.The unit builds on and relates to MINBIB401 Effectively communicate the principles of the Old Testament and MINBIB402 Effectively communicate the principles of the New Testament. Unit detail page >>