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What will I learn?

The Film and 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 is structured to 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. You will engage with multiple forms of drama, documentary and interactive-based screen production.

Why study this degree?

The Bachelor of Communications and Media with a Major in Film and Screen Production provides a creative context for your own work. You will complete courses that introduce you to cinematic history; different genres and movements; and critical traditions that inform contemporary screen production.

The employment opportunities for graduates are varied, with most going on to specialise in varying production roles. These roles are usually related to the camera, sound and post-production/editing. Graduates also take on roles as directors, writers, producers, social media content creators, editors, sound recordists, special effects supervisors, production managers, and as videographers.

Work Integrated Learning: when you study the Film and Screen Production Major, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship of approximately 90 hours that will allow you to put theory into practice in a workplace environment. This Major introduces you to leading academics, industry professionals and visiting alumni to assist you to build essential personal and industry networks.

The Bachelor of Communications and Media majoring in Film and Screen Production can be studied as part of a double degree. Graduates can later undertake a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Career Opportunities:

The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Film, screen or television producer
  • Photographer
  • Documentary maker

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Sciences



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,000.00 (15,62,500) per year
Start date

25 July 2022


The University of Notre Dame Australia

Fremantle Campus,

19 Mouat Street,


Western Australia,

6959, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants with recent Secondary Education must have a HSC Performance Band Results with a Band 4 in English, a minimum average of Bands 4s and an overall minimum average HSC mark of 70% in HSC Category A Courses (or Interstate equivalent).

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.