ACADEMIC PARTNERS

UNLOCK YOUR NEXT LEVEL WITH UPOP's ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP

We’re all about expanding horizons, and that’s why we’ve teamed up with some impressive institutions: Victoria University, Collarts, and our longtime friends at the University of West London. These partnerships aren’t just about shaking hands – they’re your golden ticket to taking your education to the next level.

Picture this: you’ve mastered our Advanced Diplomas; now, you’ve got the chance to dive even deeper. With our academic partners, you can seamlessly jump into a Bachelor degree, building upon the skills you’ve honed at UPOP.

Diploma → Degree Pathway

SCREEN AND MEDIA

Transfer into the third semester of a Screen and Media degree at Victoria University (VU), after completing an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media at United Pop Australia.

Choose from VU’s Bachelor of Screen and Media or Bachelor of Animation and Visual Effects.

Enjoy Melbourne, one of the world’s best student cities, and graduate with a globally-recognised degree.

Benefit from the VU Block Model teaching method, with small classes, focused learning and proven student success.

Develop specialist skills and practical experience, and gain the opportunity to work in Australia while you study and after graduation.

PATHWAY

2 Year

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (United Pop Australia)

1.5 Years

Bachelor of Screen and Media VU

Bachelor of Animation and Visual Effects (VU)

A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

Victoria University (VU), based in Melbourne, Australia, is a world-class university, celebrated for its innovative approach to teaching and learning. Studying at VU, you’ll benefit from the award-winning Block Model, a smarter style of higher education. You’ll study one subject at a time, in four-week blocks and small, interactive classes, a method that has significantly improved student results. You’ll learn from expert teachers in state-of-the-art facilities, enjoying one of the world’s best cities and graduating with a globally recognised degree.

NO.1 IN AUSTRALIA FOR EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

2020 & 2021 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey

HIGHER EDUCATION AWARD FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING EXCELLENCE

Australian Financial Review 2021

NO.1 IN VICTORIA FOR LEARNER ENGAGEMENT

2020 & 2021 QILT Student Experience Survey

A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES

With a Bachelor degree at VU, you will gain valuable real-world experience, developing the skills and abilities employers require.  International experience and qualifications will set you apart in the fast-growing creative media industry, with VU currently ranked Australia’s number 1 university for graduate employability skills.

VU ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Graduates from United Pop Australia’s Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media will be eligible to transfer into the second year of VU’s Bachelor of Information Technology/Cyber Security/ Data Science if they meet the following requirements:

• Overall CGPA: 2.5+ with a minimum 50% or above for
pathway subjects, excluding MPU units

• Academic IELTS: overall score of 6.0 (no band less than
6.0), or equivalent English language test result.

COLLARTS + UNITED POP AUSTRALIA

We’ve partnered with Collarts to offer you the perfect next step for your creative journey.

Collarts brings world-class recording studios, post-production spaces, and performance arenas to the table, making them a fantastic institute to continue developing your skills. With industry leaders who shine 10% brighter than the national teaching quality average, Collarts offers an impressive learning experience.

Through their industry networks, you’ll get to dip your toes into the entertainment and arts scene while you continue to study – a win-win situation. Whether you’re an online enthusiast or prefer a blend of on-campus and online learning, Collarts offers flexible options to suit your style. Plus, their high-ranking student experience among large Australian creative educators proves they know how to make learning exciting, just like your experience with UPOP. They also offer government FEE-HELP, ensuring eligible students can make their move without worrying about upfront fees.

GLOBAL PARTNER

The University Of West London

To accommodate the request for international career opportunities, a collaboration with the University of West London was introduced.

As a student, this allows you to build on the skills learned in your Diplomas and further your education by providing you with the opportunity to study a Bachelor or Masters Degree.

Numerous Diplomas issued by the DPOP and UPOP European campuses have a Bachelor (Honours) pathway with our partner, the University of West London (UWL).

Graduates of the Advanced Diploma at the United POP Melbourne Campus can apply for a recognition of prior learning with Deutsche POP, and this offers the potential opportunity to then have a pathway to a BA (Honours) with UWL.

United Pop as an international academy ensures the curriculum is delivered at a consistent quality across campuses. We are now located in numerous countries, spread over two continents.