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Why choose ECU?

Good question. It's what other organisations ask our graduates every year...

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It's how we learned from QILT that we're Australia's top-ranked public university for undergraduate teaching quality and skills development.

We also learned from the Good Universities Guide that graduates have rated our teaching quality 5 stars for 12 years in a row.

And it's how we know that we're one of the best young universities in the world under 50 years old.

So the real question is, why not choose ECU?

Course entry

Course entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course admission requirements

All applicants are required to provide a portfolio and attend an interview. Entry to this qualification is limited to those who have completed CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices or can demonstrate equivalence; and are able to demonstrate technical production skills in at least one specialisation that support learning at Advanced Diploma level. A specialisation could comprise skills in at least one of the following areas: costume; lighting; screen and media; production design; scenery and props; sound; stage management; staging; or vision systems. In particular, they must be able to provide evidence of their ability to develop solutions in at least one specialisation; produce a body of work demonstrating technical skills in at least one specialisation; respond effectively to workplace challenges and requirements in line with current industry standards; and apply knowledge of trends and traditions in at least one specialisation. Those skills and knowledge may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

, All applicants should normally be turning at least 18 by 30th June in the year of commencing the course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.


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