Roles in animation range from creating computer generated imagery for big budget action films and shooting claymation sequences for television advertisements, to producing virtual reality settings for training companies and building 2D graphics for mobile phone games. Qualifications for work in this field can come from vocational or university institutions. For example, a Diploma of 3D Animation at SAE Institute requires seven months of full-time study and prepares graduates for junior work in the sector. An Associate Degree of Animation takes about twice as long and leads to work in post-production for broadcast media, games artistry, motion graphics design and 3D modelling. A Bachelor of Animation take about two years of full-time study and can set graduates up for leadership roles, for example as creative directors, project managers and team leaders. Animation is a small but growing sector. Interactive Games and Entertainment Association figures reveal Australia’s video game industry alone generated $2.958 billion in revenue last year – up 4 per cent year-on-year. example, requires four years of full-time study. Graduates are equipped for work in areas such as visual interaction design, web design, graphic design, brand strategy and interface design. About a third of workers have a vocational qualification, such as a Diploma of Graphic Design, which takes a year to complete.