Digital Media pathway - Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies

With the Digital Media pathway in the Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies you develop skills across a wide range of digital media applications and platforms.

Explore the emerging and dynamic links between digital and visual communication, animation, moving image, digital video, web and interactive areas. This pathway is well suited to students with a background in digital media who want to extend their professional practice.


This is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies.

Start date: 2021

You need to complete 120 points in total.

Complete the following paper

Choose 75 points from

Choose another 30 points from

More details about papers in this programme

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Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.

  • 2D/3D animator/compositor
  • Digital media project manager, producer or consultant
  • Digital video specialist
  • Instructional media designer
  • Interactive media producer or consultant
  • Mobile content developer
  • Motion graphics designer
  • Post-production special effects designer
  • Production assistant
  • Visual designer for print and online media
  • Web administrator/designer
Key features
  • A mix of technical and creative skills
  • Covers a wide range of digital media applications and platforms
  • Skills that are in demand in many industries
  • Taught by staff who are internationally recognised as experts in this field

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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