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What will I learn?

This combined degree opens up a wide range of creative and business careers. You will graduate not only with advanced technical and creative skills, but also with highly developed business knowledge you can apply within the film, screen and new media industries.

This film course for the digital age provides opportunities to develop your skills in producing, writing, editing, sound, cinematography or directing. You will gain an understanding of the techniques used in audiovisual media, the conventions and context of different screen-based formats and insight into how the screen industry works.

This combined degree will allow you to use your skills to start your own specialised business in the film, screen and new media industries such as developing media services within the advertising and corporate sectors.

Real-world learning

You’ll have opportunities to work in a range of genres including documentary, drama, television and experimental film, across formats including film, television, digital, web and mobile platforms. You’ll be prepared for the industry, whether you plan to work in an established production house or develop a freelance career.

You will be industry ready for the career path you choose to pursue. You will gain experience in your specialisation by working with other students to produce creative works for external clients and may have your works showcased to the industry at public screenings in your final year.

Storytelling for screen is no longer restricted to big-budget cinema releases and television series commissioned by major networks. The need for quality content across digital media delivery platforms such as subscription TV, mobile devices, internet, promotional campaigns and film festivals is leading to lucrative opportunities for multiskilled professionals to generate highly creative, captivating productions.

This course gives you a broad base of knowledge, skills and experiences to explore a wide range of career options within the film, television and digital media industries before specialising in an area of your choice. If you are interested in producing you may find your niche as a creative entrepreneur, learning how to generate ideas and develop them into finished productions. If your passion is cinematography, editing, sound or directing, you will develop your skills by producing high quality creative content. Alternatively, you may wish to hone your skills in script-writing.

Career outcomes

Graduates work in the film, television and screen industries in entry-level positions on film sets, for production companies or screen media outlets, and as freelance professionals. Career outcomes include cinematography, vision and sound editing, directing, script-writing, producing or production management. There are many opportunities for graduates to start their own specialised business in the industry, where your business skills can help give you a competitive edge. Business majors in advertising, marketing or public relations can also provide you with opportunities to develop film and new media services within the advertising and corporate sectors.

Possible careers

Academic
Account Executive
Advertising Professional
Advertising and New Media Professional
Artist
Creative Entrepreneur
Digital Content Producer
Director
Entrepreneur
Film Composer
Film/Television Producer
Financial Project Manager
Internet Professional
Lighting Designer
Lighting Technician
Manager
Market Research Manager
Marketing Officer/Manager
Media Industry Specialist
Multimedia Designer
Post-production specialist
Producer
Project Manager
Public Relations Officer/Consultant
Sound and Music Producer
Technical Officer

Which department am I in?

QUT Business School

CRICOS

064813M

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,300.00 (17,29,122) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus,

2 George Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,300.00 (17,29,122) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road,

KELVIN GROVE,

Queensland,

4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an aggregate score of 28. IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

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

Pathways options

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