In the modern world, we are surrounded by design. Interactive media designers shape the digital platforms, apps and products we use every day, while user experience considers how people interact with technology and how it makes them feel. This specialised certificate builds the technical and creative ability you need to enter this dynamic field of design.
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In this program you will:
- Learn to think creatively, analytically and sustainably to solve design-related problems and effectively communicate your concepts
- Study in small classes facilitated by academics with extensive industry experience
- Have the opportunity to progress with full credit into USC's Bachelor of Design
Fees for short courses
USC is offering a limited number of Commonwealth supported places in the Undergraduate Certificate in Interactive Media in 2021. To be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place you must be a domestic student, and meet the citizenship and residency requirements. For more information visit Commonwealth supported places. Eligible students are able to defer payment through HECS‑HELP.
Commonwealth supported places for short courses available under the Federal Government's Job Ready Graduates package are only available for 2021. Any remaining short course units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported.
Scholarships for Fraser Coast students
Do you live in the Fraser Coast region? If you enrol to study the Undergraduate Certificate in Interactive Media online, you could be eligible for a scholarship to cover the full cost of your tuition fees. For more information visit Undergraduate Certificate Fee-Waiver Scholarships.
Completion of Year 12 or be 17 years of age; and meet minimum selection threshold ATAR 55 or Selection Rank 55.
How to apply
To apply for the Undergraduate Certificate in Interactive Media, submit the completed online application form via Apply USC. Commonwealth supported places will be allocated to eligible students who meet the entry requirements in order of application date, so apply as soon as possible.
In order to graduate you must:
- Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the Program Structure
- The Undergraduate Certificate in Interactive Media has been designed as a pathway into the Bachelor of Design.
- Completing this program within the specified (part-time) duration is based on studying 24 unit points per semester (normally 2 courses) and following the recommended study sequence
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
- Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods which may include essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests and examinations
- Refer to the Managing your progression page for help in understanding your program structure, reviewing your progress and planning remaining courses.