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Melbourne Polytechnic Collingwood

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Digital content is a highly sought after skill, and the creation of video content holds a critical place in our visual landscape. If you’re interested in the media industry and are keen to get your foot in the door, then enrol in our Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media.

Gain practical industry skills

Expand and enrich your current skills in our world-class production and studio facilities and state-of-the-art TV studio.

Learning is hands-on and you will write, produce, film and post-produce a plethora of digital video content. Over the course of the year, you will be involved in making real TV shows and films that are broadcast on community TV and Melbourne Polytechnic’s own WebTV station.

You will gain experience in camera and sound recording, and computer-based workflows. Learn all the aspects of single cam production so you can shoot stories in the field.

You’ll also learn the stages of TV and digital film production, network and create a compelling portfolio to land your first professional job. Get job-ready to get ahead in this competitive industry.

Industry connections and resources

Learn from those in the know – our teachers are TV and film industry professionals, keen to pass on their knowledge and insights to you.

Build upon the skills you acquired in our Certificate IV in Screen and Media (otherwise you must have solid industry experience or hold an equivalent qualification). The Certificate IV focuses on the knowledge and development of skills and processes, whereas this course emphasises the development of craft and professionalism.

Our focus is on getting you job-ready. We’ll teach you what you need to thrive in the industry, promote yourself and prepare your professional resume.

During the course you will have access to:

  • industry standard TV studio
  • Mac Computer Labs
  • private editing suites
  • sound recording booth
  • library
  • wide range of camera and lighting equipment

Employment outcomes

Our Screen and Media programs have an excellent reputation in the industry. Teachers frequently receive calls from major networks, production houses, agencies and TV networks with employment opportunities for students and graduates. As a student at Melbourne Polytechnic, you may also have the opportunity to work on projects with real clients, while continuing your studies.


  • observation of performance and actions
  • direct questioning and verbal interaction
  • written tests and assignments
  • analysis of finished video productions

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

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First Instalment AUD3,625.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)

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First Instalment AUD3,625.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)
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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Melbourne, Otter Street 20
Collingwood VIC 3066

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