Graduate Diploma in Immersive Media Technologies
Create next-level immersive experiences
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 Diploma in Immersive Media Technologies will equip 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 12 months, the degree emphasises both the creative and technical elements required for success in the immersive media industry.
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
- broad knowledge of immersive design theory and game-engine capabilities
- highly developed technical skills in generating core digital assets, 3D modelling, sound engineering and programming
- 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 well prepared to undertake creatively and technically stimulating roles in immersive media anywhere in the world, from health, education and entertainment sectors, to defence, science and mining industries.
*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019.
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.
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.
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3GD118 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Higher Education Study A completed Bachelor's degree or equivalent; OR a completed Graduate Certificate in Immersive Media Technologies.SATAC Code: 3GD118
CRICOS 0101746 Intake February
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 RequirementsMore Information
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Indicative annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $28,000
Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $37,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
3D Animator, Multimedia / Web Designer, CGI Animator, Game Designer, VR Developer, 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, Gaming Programmer, Animator
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Last updated: Monday, 8 Feb 2021