Creative Media Education

All Courses Overview

Today, more than ever before, solid training, careful practise and creative thinking will give you the edge in the competitive media industry. These qualities are the hallmarks of our program; and the main reason why students choose to study at our college. We offer innovative teaching techniques, state-of-the-art equipment and a complete package of courses.

SAE Institute offers a range of media training including: Audio Engineering Courses, Film Making Courses, Electronic Music Production Courses, Multimedia and Web Design Courses, Games Programming Courses, Animation Courses and Music Business Courses.




Degree Courses


Bachelor of Audio

SAE pioneered quality, practical audio training and we have been delivering outstanding education opportunities in this field for over three decades.

Start Date February 8, 2015
Duration 24 months full-time (accelerated learning)
Sector Higher Education (Australian Government accredited)

Bachelor of Film

Undertake a bachelor of Film at SAE to learn the creative and technical aspects of film making and experience our innovative, hands-on environment. Build your creative confidence and develop artistic independ- ence. SAE teaches both the traditional skills of film making and puts you at the forefront of the technologies shaping the future of the craft.

Start Date February 8, 2015
Duration 24 months full-time (accelerated learning)
Sector Higher Education (Australian Government accredited)

Bachelor of Animation

Undertake a Bachelor of Animation at SAE and build your expertise in all facets of animation, from concept design through to production. Gain industry knowledge, use advanced animation tools, and collaborate across disciplines to produce real-world applications.

Start Date February 8, 2015
Duration 24 months full-time (accelerated learning)
Sector Higher Education (Australian Government accredited)

Bachelor of Games Development

SAE offers you an intensive and targeted games course designed and developed with the help of local and international industry. Get the skills you need to get your dream job in games play programming, games engine programming and games design in just 2 years.

Start Date February 8, 2015
Duration 24 months full-time (accelerated learning)
Sector Higher Education (Australian Government accredited)

Bachelor of Design (Graphic Design)

The SAE Bachelor of Design has been developed in collaboration with our industry partners. Learn practical, creative design skills and build visual literacy. Develop your business and management skills in practical projects. Experience our state-of-the art studio facilities and refine your talents using industry-standard software.

Start Date February 8, 2015
Duration 24 months full-time (accelerated learning)
Sector Higher Education (Australian Government accredited)

Short Courses


Motion Graphics and Compositing Short Course

This course has been designed as a jumpstart for any aspiring motion graphics artist.

Start Date March 21
Timings 6 Weeks, Every Saturday, 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Course Fee AED 6000

Games Development Short Course

This short course introduces students to the basics of development of video games on Unity3D and C#. The focus of this short course is quick proto typing and execution of games for PCs or Smart Phones.

Start Date April 18
Timings 16 weeks, every Saturday, 2pm-5pm
Course Fee AED 6500

Robotics Short Course

Students will have to develop an intermediate Robotics project by the end of the short course.

Start Date April 19
Timings 6 Weeks, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 6500

Animation & Interior Design with 3Ds Max Short Course

Students will learn Autodesk's powerful integrated 3D modeling, animation and rendering tools.

Start Date March 15
Timings 6 Weeks, Sundays and Tuesdays, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 4000

Photography Short Course

Students develop essential skills for obtaining consistent results and a foundation in photography as a visual language.

Start Date March 16
Timings 4 weeks, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 3500

Electronic Music Production Short Course

The programme encourages individualism and combines the fundamentals of electronic music production with practical experimentation and personal creativity.

Start Date April 26
Timings 12 weeks part-time, Mon and Wed, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 6000

Web Design Short Course

This course focuses on the fundamentals of website creation from preparing graphics in Photoshop to constructing the page using HTML/CSS.

Start Date April 19
Timings Sundays & Tuesdays, 8 weeks, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 6000

Digital Comic Illustration Short Course

This is an introductory short course to principles of digital illustration in a comic book and animation style. The contents are focused on fine art principles and methods on how to integrate these techniques into a digital workflow.

Start Date April 19
Timings 6 weeks, Sundays and Tuesdays, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 4000

Mobile Application Development Course

This course focuses on the fundamentals of programming for mobile phones (iOS and Android devices).

Start Date May 16
Timings 12 weeks, every Saturday, 10am-1pm
Course Fee AED 6000

Film Making

The emphasis of this course is on the creative and practical side of digital film making. The course covers the basic knowledge required to produce a short video.

Start Date April 27
Timings 8 weeks, Sundays and Tuesdays, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 6000

Audio Production Short Course

The Audio Short Course combines the theoretical, technical and practical skills of audio engineering into an intensive 8-week program.

Start Date May 3
Timings Sundays and Tuesdays, 6pm-9pm
Course Fee AED 6000

Graphic Design Short Course

The course equips you with professional skills enabling you to create and design your own publications for print.

Start Date March 28
Timings 12 Saturdays, 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Course Fee
AED 8000