Graduate Diploma of Media Arts and Production

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

The Graduate Diploma in Media Arts and Production is part of an articulated program in media arts and production that includes moving image, sound, digital media and interaction, and the interplay among these media. This course aims to provide students with core skills in moving image, digital media or sound production; expertise in one area of media arts and production; a capacity to think creatively and critically about, and contribute to, developments within the media industries; an awareness of industry practices in media production; the capacity to develop and critically revise their own work; and project management skills in the context of a media project.

Course Fee:

Australian: $24,096
International: $33,790

Entry Requirements:

UTS recognised bachelor degree, or equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants who have not completed a bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any field of study (or overseas equivalent) must provide: a personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why they wish to study the course; a CV which should include details of paid and voluntary work or other experiences that could be relevant to the course. If applicants do not submit these documents, their application may not be considered. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.


Students complete 48 credit points of study made up of three core subjects and three elective subjects. Full-time students are required to undertake 24 credit points a session. Part-time students should undertake 8 or 16 credit points a session.

Subjects you can Study:

Moving image; Mise-en-scene; Sound and interaction

Study Pathways:

Students who successfully completed the graduate certificate in the articulated program are eligible for credit recognition for completed subjects. This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Media Arts and Production, the Graduate Diploma in Media Arts and Production and the Master of Media Arts and Production.

Who for:

Graduates wishing to develop media production skills in the context of intellectual critique

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00099F

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Part time 1.5 years
City No info No Full time 1 year
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Provider CRICOS: 00099F

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