Bachelor of Arts (Film Production)

University of Canberra

This course enables students to discover the answer to the question: 'What film do I want to make?'; use technical knowledge to analyse and evaluate a screenplay for story, narrative, theme and character; assess, plan and work with the hardware and software of film production to engage metanarrative devices for cinematic storytelling; use an understanding of acting and the acting process to form creative collaborations for film production; both lead and work in small teams to produce creative storytelling solutions for film production; and use industry-standard procedures for managing hazards and safety within film production.

Course Fee:

International: $84,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Professional Orientation (Arts); Professional Practice; Big Stories: Culture, Memory and Power; It Must Be True: Knowledge, Culture and Creativity; Reading Culture, Curating Culture; The Grand Experiment; Professional Evidence (Arts); Film Studio, Production Project; Films Tools and a Meta-Narrative Vocabulary; Short Film Production; Reading Movies - A Practitioner's Guide; Australian National Cinema; Creative Collaboration and Specialisation in Film Project; Documentary Production; The Creative Producer. Students can also choose from a wide variety of elective majors.

Study Pathways:

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) course. Related courses: Master of Arts in Creative and Cultural Futures.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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