Advanced Diploma in Digital Media

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Our Advanced Diploma in Digital Media is a practical course that focuses on advanced skills to boost the portfolio of students from our Diploma in Digital Media, as well as working professionals.

COURSE INFORMATION

Part Time

9 months

Full Time

9 months

Intake Schedules

January, May, September

Course Commencement

Minimum of 15 registered students to commence.
Students will be informed two weeks before the start of class.

Delivery of the course will have a combination of classroom lectures, tutorials, online & practicals.

Assignments, assessment tasks, portfolios, practicals, workshop activities & project work

Note:

In case students fail the main examination of a particular module, they are allowed to sit for ‘One’ supplement assessment with payment of the appropriate fee*.

Students are to re-take the module, shall they fail the supplementary assessment. Modules are independent of each other.

* Refer to Miscellaneous Fees

Students must complete and pass 9 modules to be awarded the Diploma in Digital Media/Advanced Diploma in Digital Mediaconferred by CSM Academy International Pte Ltd.

Local students must achieve an attendance of 75% and international students must achieve an attendance of 90% in any month of the course.

CSM Academy International, Singapore

Intermediate 3D

A follow up to foundation 3D, this module aims to train the media artist on character animation and basic rigging using Autodesk Maya. The key areas of focus are on character animation, basic bi-ped rigging and basic camera work. The end result is a well-directed characterised Animated short.

Digital Web Development

This module aims to give the media artist the necessary practical and technical tools and skillsets to build an interactive online site using the current industry software.

Thesis (1) Pre-production

This module is the beginning of a three-part continual module that leads to the student’s final thesis piece. It is designed to bring the students through a thorough pre-production phase in planning a multi-media project.

It will give the students skills necessary for critical thinking, problem-solving and a structured format in planning a multimedia project.

Visual Effects and Compositing

This section introduces key concepts to digital compositing and integrating the visual effects workflow. Compositing techniques such as chroma keying are taught beginning with key concepts followed by the right methods of capturing visual effects, up to the integration of cross-platform software.

Motion Graphics

This module introduces key techniques for creating motion text and graphics. It gives the students the ability to structure a project and create appropriate visuals for motion graphics with an emphasis on its final movements on screen.

Thesis (2) Production

This module is the second of a three-part continual module that leads to the student’s final thesis piece. It is designed to bring the students through a thorough production phase in executing a multi-media project. It will give the students the skills necessary for critical thinking and problem solving and a proper production-like environment.

Thesis (3) Post-production

This module is the final stage of a three-part continual module, culminating with the final thesis. It is designed to bring the students through the final phase in executing a multi-media project. It will give the students the skills necessary for fine-tuning projects and presenting their coursework.

Project Work

This module gives students opportunities to cherry-pick their preferred area in the digital media and work on it in a structured way to develop a project as a masterpiece in their portfolios for employability based on a mixed-media generalist approach which covers key areas in digital film, animation, visual effects, motion graphics and web development.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must complete and pass 9 modules to be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Digital Media conferred by CSM Academy International Pte Ltd.

Local students must achieve an attendance of 75% and international students must achieve an attendance of 90% in any month of the course.

The course structure is designed to provide passionate aspiring artists with the necessary skills and tools in order to become:

  • Production assistants (Animation and Video Pipeline)
  • 3D Artist Assistants (Modelling/Texture/Lighting)
  • Storyboard Artists
  • Web Designers
  • Social Media Marketers
  • Video Generalists (Editors/Sound Tech/Camera Operators)
  • Diploma in Digital Media awarded by a local polytechnic or CSM Academy International or other relevant diploma holders.

English Language Requirement:
  • IELTS with a minimum overall band of 5.0. OR
  • GCE ‘A’ Level pass in English or equivalent.

Local Students

International Students

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

$50

$600

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

$1,400

$1,500

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 9 Modules

$12,600

$13,500

  • Above amounts are in Singapore Dollars, and are exclusive of GST.
  • Application Fees refer to the price that the student pays the school for the sole purpose of processing the application and admission requirements.
  • Local Student refers to Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.
  • For course fee refunds policy, please refer to the Student Handbook.

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Local Students

$50

International Students​

$600

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

Local Students

$1,400

International Students​

$1,500

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 9 Modules

Local Students

$12,600

International Students​

$13,500

  • Above prices are in Singapore Dollars, and the amounts are before GST.
  • Local student refers to Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.

Insurance Fees

Fee Protection Scheme
  • Under Edutrust Certificate Scheme stipulated by Committee for Private Education (CPE), the student’s fee must be protected.
  • Serves to protect students’ paid fees.
  • Subject to prevailing market rate

Medical Insurance Fee
  • Subject to prevailing market rate
  • Local and International Students are to purchase medical insurance valid throughout their course of studies with CSM Academy International.
  • Local Students (Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & Non-student’s Pass Holders) may opt-out of this scheme if they can provide proof of adequate medical insurance coverage in Singapore.

Payments

  • All Payments of fees are in Singapore Dollars.
  • Amounts presented above are exclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Payment Methods

Cheque
Telegraphic Transfer
NETS
PayNow

To begin your application process, please click the Apply Now! button below, or find the application form found on this page.

Documents
Please prepare screenshots, scans, or digital copies of your personal documents as they may be required to be uploaded to the application form, such as your NRIC, Working Pass, Student Pass, Passport, Diploma, Certificate or Transcript of Records (where they apply), etc. 

Application Fees
Your application fee for this course must be paid prior to submission of the form. Payment details will appear as you go through with the application form. Application Fees are non-refundable.

After Submission
A representative from CSM Academy International will contact you shortly after submission to assist you further into the application process. 

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