Graduate Certificate in Immersive Media Technologies

Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC106
CRICOS 0101747

Hit the virtual ground running

Immersive media, such as virtual, mixed and augmented reality (VR, MR and AR respectively), is changing the way the world delivers and consumes content—both for entertainment and learning.

With demand for highly trained professionals in the area far outstripping supply, our new Graduate Certificate in Immersive Media Technologies will prepare you to take advantage of this global career opportunity.

This cross-disciplinary degree is suitable for Immersive Media bachelor graduates wishing to advance their skills, or graduates in other fields seeking to change direction.

 

What will you do?

Completed over six months, the degree provides a wide-ranging overview of the immersive media industry and its creative and technical foundations.

Working across South Australia’s highest ranked Arts faculty* you will gain:

  • understanding of the global immersive media industry and its future markets and applications
  • knowledge of immersive design theory and game-engine capabilities
  • basic technical skills in generating core digital assets
  • awareness of the physiological and ergonomic implications of immersive technology design and human-computer interfacing
  • insight into the industry’s associated ethical considerations.

 

Where could it take you?

You’ll graduate ready to enter the immersive media industry anywhere in the world from the health, education and entertainment sectors, to defence, science and mining industries.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019. ^Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2020.

Please note: due to the practical nature of the degree with specific hardware and software requirements for Immersive Media Technologies, students are required to attend this program in person from the beginning of Semester 1, 2021.

As such this offer is made on the provision you will be able to be onshore in Adelaide and attending face-to-face classes at the university on the first day of Semester 1, 2021. Should this change we will keep you updated.

  • Entry Requirements

    For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.

    For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2021 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses. Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
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    Domestic applicants

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    SATAC Code 3GC106
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Intake February
    Enquiries Future Students team

    Selection Criteria
    Graduate entry

    Higher Education Study A completed Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 3GC106

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    CRICOS 0101747
    Intake February 
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearson Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    More Information
    Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Domestic applicants

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    Indicative annual tuition fees
    Australian Full-fee place: $14,250

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $18,750

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Potential careers

    3D Animator, Multimedia / Web Designer, CGI Animator, Game Designer, VR Developer, Gaming Programmer, Animator, XR Developer/Lead Developer, XR Digital Asset Manager, XR Human-Computer Interaction Designer, XR Narrative Specialist, XR Project Manager, XR Research Engineer, XR User Experience Specialist

  • Degree Structure

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

    Study plans are available on the Faculty of Arts website.
  • Related Degrees

  • Further Information

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Last updated: Monday, 8 Feb 2021