What will I learn?

Combining practical and theoretical elements, the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Film & Screen Production is a three-year program that introduces students to the processes, skills and theories behind the construction of both fictional and documentary narratives. The program, which includes a large practical workplace component, ensures you get plenty of hands-on production experience and covers everything from screen writing to digital media production and media ethics.

Why study this degree?

The Bachelor of Arts majoring in Film & Screen Production is a dynamic and cutting-edge program that combines both theoretical and practical training to help you excel in the film industry. Over the course of your degree you will have access to practicing industry professionals who have accumulated years of professional experience, both in Australia and overseas.

These passionate educators will teach you both practical skills in film production and a critical understanding of the film industry, plus an introduction to the emerging digital media platforms. In addition to Australian Cinema you will learn about the riches of World Cinema, the Language of Film and Documentary Studies. Thanks to the inclusion of 80 hours of practical experience you will be well versed in every aspect of film-making by the time you complete your degree.

From screen writing to film production, project management and post-production, our graduates develop the skills that help them gain employment in a wide range of professional environments. Whether you choose to work in film and television production, advertising, broadcasting, corporate communications or digital media production, this program will put you ahead of the pack.

Fremantle Campus

The Film & Screen Production Major integrates theory and practice through an applied study of screen production to provide the creative and artistic tools necessary for emerging filmmakers. You will take hands-on production classes that expand your knowledge in a collaborative environment. Our program will guide you from introductory to advanced screen practices. We offer a range of courses to ensure a holistic knowledge of the craft of screen production across several genres.

Why study this major?

The dynamic and cutting-edge Film & Screen Production Major integrates theory and practice to provide the creative and artistic tools needed by emerging filmmakers. It teaches you practical skills for film, online and interactive media, through hands-on production courses. It also offers an excellent range of critical courses to develop your understanding of film history, genres and cinematic styles.

Delivered in small classes by staff with strong industry connections and knowledge, the Film & Screen Production Major explores the use of state-of-the-art film equipment, media technologies and production techniques. The practical nature of the Major means you have plenty of opportunities to apply the theory and skills you have learnt such as working collaboratively and thinking creatively.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in many sections of the entertainment industry as directors, writers, producers, social media content creators, editors, sound recordists, special effects supervisors, production managers and as videographers.

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Sciences

CRICOS

015324A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,000.00 (15,52,463) per year
Start date

21 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Sydney Campus

140 Broadway,

BROADWAY,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,000.00 (15,52,463) per year
Start date

21 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Fremantle Campus,

19 Mouat Street,

FREMANTLE,

Western Australia,

6959, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants with recent Secondary Education must have a minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24

For international students

Applicants must meet High school qualifications (or equivalent) to apply for undergraduate program. Academic minimum entry requirements for international applicants vary from country to country.

IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, with no individual band score lower than 6.0; CAE/CPE - 176 overall, with no individual band score lower than 169; PTE Academic - 58 overall, with no individual band score lower than 50; TOEFL (iBT) - 84 overall, with no score lower than 21 in writing and no other band score lower than 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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