Advanced Diploma Creative Product Development

United POP

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101971

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


The Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development is the ideal course for those seeking to develop their skills in digital image making, commercial photography and establishing their own business in an exciting and evolving industry.

Begin by exploring the fundamentals of photography, then learn about the latest technology and trends to produce images that align with branding and identity guidelines for distribution by print, online and social media platforms. Finally be introduced to the best techniques to develop your own business and successfully work with clients on a wide variety of projects and formats.

First trimester:


  • The Artistic Self
  • Workflow fundamentals
  • Media Photography
  • Portraiture Photography
  • Colour Management
  • Illustrative Photography

Second trimester:


  • New tech, trends, branding and identity
  • Visual storytelling and communication
  • Digital art 1: The self-styled eye
  • Painting with light
  • Digital art 2: Innovation Specialisation

Third trimester:


  • Dissecting the client brief
  • Sustainable creative practice
  • Industry know-how
  • Creative collaboration
  • Commercial photography

Fourth trimester:


  • Incubating an idea and developing it for industry
  • Being proactive in an evolving digital arena
  • Understanding Worksafe practices within creative industries

Fifth trimester:


  • Developing a business model and plan
  • Transitioning from creative practitioner to creative business
  • Presenting your creative vision to the public and beyond

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
31,965 Per Year
Read moreTotal Course Fee 31,965. Students can choose to pay the total course fee upfront (100%) or via monthly installments. ​ The following payment is required upon acceptance of a letter of offer: Total 1,500.
Expected May 2023
Expected Sep 2023
84 weeks
Self study / online (with attendance)
United POP
Level 8, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

his course is available to international students who are able to provide evidence that they:

  • have completed year 12 or equivalent
  • are over the age of 18

English proficiency requirements:

  • a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or other minimum test scores


United POP
Level 8, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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