Diploma of Creative Arts (Animation)

JMC Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 058464M

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Underpinned by a strong understanding of design and image-making, the Diploma provides a hands-on introduction to the process of animation in film, design and games through art and practice.

Get hands-on with the design and development of characters and worlds – from concept to finished art – and create arresting graphical motion and believable character performances with a Diploma of Creative Arts (Animation). Be introduced to drawing and visualization techniques, learn traditional techniques and cutting-edge motion design and acquire the core skills and tools required for 3D modeling and animation.

Students are given the opportunity to plan, execute and deliver a mentored project based on their specialization.

Technology & Facilities

During this course you will be able to access the Full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Autodesk Maya, Wacom Intuos Pro and Cintiq tablets, Animation lightboxes + line testers, ball and socket stop-motion rigs, Dragon frame stop-motion software, 18-camera motion-capture suites, VR facilities, green-screen studios, renderers (Redshift, Pixar Render Man, Arnold), Substance Painter for texturing, Zbrush for sculpting, Compositing tools (After Effects, Nuke), Katana for Look Development and Shotgun Studio for Project Planning and Management.

Duration

When undertaken full-time, the Diploma of Creative Arts (Animation) can be completed in 8 months (2 trimesters).

Upon successful completion of the Diploma qualification, students are eligible to continue their studies into the bachelor’s degree with advanced standing of two trimesters.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
22,600 Per Year
Read moreFee per trimester: 11,300; Total tuition fee: 22,600
Sep 2022
Jun 2023
8 months
Read more8 months (2 trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne (Park Street) Campus
208 Park Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Australia
22,600 Per Year
Read moreFee per trimester: 11,300; Total tuition fee: 22,600
Sep 2022
Jun 2023
8 months
Read more8 months (2 trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne (Bank Street) Campus
169-171 Bank Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate
  • English proficiency: minimum IELTS 6.0 overall (with no single band score below 5.5) or equivalent (Contact us for more information)
  • Interview
  • Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement
  • Folio

Address

JMC Academy
Sydney Campus
561 Harris Street
Ultimo New South Wales 2007
Australia
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