Bachelor of Creative Industries (Screen Media) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Creative Industries (Screen Media)

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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Establish your career in the exciting world of screen media

Career opportunities are multiplying in the rapidly growing areas of screen media content production and distribution. In this program you will gain in-depth knowledge of the changing nature of film and TV while fine-tuning your creative and technical skills, giving you a professional edge in the industry.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
CRICOS code
098460F
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011371
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR306
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288

With a strong focus on combining theory with practical experience, you will work closely with experienced industry professionals to produce short films and documentaries, and have internship opportunities with production companies and film festivals.

In this program you will:
  • Learn the processes of creating screen media content – from screenwriting, to filming, to post-production.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of the media and communication sectors, screen aesthetics, and the social and cultural impacts of screen media, as well as its history and future.
  • Gain workplace experience and develop your network of professional contacts.
  • Undertake production and research projects to develop and refine your screen media knowledge and skills.
  • Graduate with a professional portfolio and showreel to showcase your talents.
Career opportunities:
  • Screen editor
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Cinematographer
  • Media manager
  • Program researcher
  • Documentary maker
  • Media policy advisor

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