Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Specialising in Games Business

The Graduate Diploma in Management (Learning) is a one year course which is a great kick-start for graduates who want to learn how to create their own start-up digital media business. The course is designed to introduce students to the associated entrepreneurial skills required and the opportunities in the rapidly expanding independent games, animation and digital content industry.

Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) Course | AIE

Areas of Study

Code Competency Title
BSBLDR811 Lead strategic transformation
BSBINN801 Lead innovative thinking and practice
BSBRES801 Initiate and lead applied research
BSBITB801 Implement advanced electronic technologies
ICTSAD608 Perform ICT-focused enterprise analysis
ICTICT803 Endorse business plan components for a new initiative
BSBINN501 Establish systems that support innovation
BSBLDR803 Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

Software You Will Use

Students utilise industry standard software and resources depending on existing skills and experience. The range of software available for use by students includes:

  • Microsoft Windows commercial licensing available upon request (conditions apply).
  • Microsoft Office 365 (for on-campus students).

Your Career Opportunities

This course is intended to give students the skills to manage and run their own creative media businesses. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Game / VFX Developer
  • Lead Artist / Programmer / Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Producer
  • Small business entrepreneur
Major Game Project | Game Art and Animation

Entry Requirements

Entry for this Graduate Diploma course is based on completion of one of the relevant qualifications listed below or an equivalent relevant qualification, or combination of academic and/or professional qualifications demonstrating potential to undertake study at this level.


  • Bachelor of Games and Virtual Worlds (Programming)
  • Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development
  • Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Our Fees

Graduate Innovation Program Tuition Fee*
2023 BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) $16,750

The VET Student Loans program allows eligible students enrolled in AIE's approved Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Graduate Diploma courses to defer part of the cost of their tuition fees. Courses are subject to maximum loan caps and students will be required to pay any fee over and above that cap. For more information visit our VET Student Loans page.

Please note:

  • VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.
  • VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.
  • On successful completion of stage 1 of the game art program, students will be awarded recognition of prior learning or credit transfer towards Stage 2 of the Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development.

For more information on our tuition fees, please visit our FEES page

To see our international fees, please visit our FEES page


Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) specialising in Games Business


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