Diploma of Screen and Media - Animation

This course is not available to international students.
National code: CUA51020 Diploma (TAFE) Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Animation is one of the most innovative and exciting fields of the screen industry – each year seems to top the last. Be part of this creative wave, while enhancing your job-readiness, with Swinburne’s Diploma of Screen and Media - Animation.

Swinburne has a long and lauded association with animation as an art form, but never have the opportunities been so expansive. This course teaches the fundamental skills to set you on the path toward excellent career options.

Master the techniques that have evolved over generations, with hands-on experience across a wide array of motion graphics and animation skills, including:

  • Pre-visualisation
  • Storyboarding
  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Character design
  • 3D modelling
  • Video and sound design
  • Visual effects

At your graduation, you’ll have an extensive portfolio of work, along with practical skills and critical thinking to accompany it.

Pursue work in the screen and media industries as an animator, 3D modeller, concept artist, compositing artist, or web animator – in fact in any role that demands your particular set of skills in the screen and media landscape.

This course is currently in transition.
The course code, title, units, and content may change. Further information will become available on our website, upon enrolment or during your studies. To discuss your study options, please get in touch with us today.


1 year full-time


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Study mode

  • Full-time

VTAC course codes

  • 3400278984
    Animation (fee type determined by provider)
  • 3400278064
    Film & Television (fee type determined by provider)
  • 3400211584
    Sports Media (fee type determined by provider)
This course allows you to pathway to another qualification.