Diploma of Film, Television and Animation

The Diploma of Film, Television and Animation is a unique course that provides a direct pathway into the Deakin University Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation. Gain a hands-on education using state of the art technology within an inspiring creative arts environment.

Pathway Bachelor Degrees

  • Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation (A351)
  • Bachelor of Arts (minor in Film, Television and Animation; major Photography) (A300


Employment and career options upon completing your Bachelor degree:


  • Film director
  • Producer
  • Journalist
  • Film or television editor
  • Lighting designer
  • TV Presenter
  • Production manager
  • Sound engineer
  • Television program coordinator
    • Script writer
    • Film editor
    • Post-production
    • Film crew member
    • Animator
    • Audiovisual technician
    • Camera operator
    • Documentary producer
    • Film and television producers or director
    • 2D or 3D Animator

    Core Units


    2 x Electives from Communication and  Design programs

    ACC100 Communication in Everyday Life
    ACI102 Digital Photography
    ALA101 Advertising Principles and Practices
    ALA102 Creative Brand Communication
    ALR103 Introduction to Public Relations
    ALR104 Strategic Communication and Writing
    ALJ111 News Reporting 1
    ALJ112 News Reporting 2
    ALM101 Making Social Media
    ALM102 Making Video
    ADD101 Design thinking
    ADD104 Design Laboratory
    ADD103 Design Skills and Technologies 2