This course will provide you with the opportunity to be career ready in areas such as video production, writing, producing and directing for the screen.
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Screen Media at Western
You will undertake a major in Media Arts Production covering a variety of digital platform production practices including short film, documentary, experimental, transmedia and TV.
A submajor in cultural and social analysis offers contemporary debates and methodologies in cultural studies and social theory. Topics include popular culture, cinema studies, everyday urban life, cultural and social impacts of scientific theories and new technologies and multiculturalism.
Students are encouraged to find their areas of interest through project work, and you will exit the course with a portfolio of production outcomes that reflect your skills and expertise for employment in the communication industries as a screen production professional.
You can choose from a range of electives which to develop your field experience with an internship or study abroad opportunity to really make an impression to future employers.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $26,760*
Delivery: On campus
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At Western, we recognise that you are much more than your ATAR. Our unique Early Offer Program - HSC True Reward, focuses on your HSC subject results that reflect your strongest skills and relevant to the degree you want to do.
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As a Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production) graduate, you may pursue a career as a:
- Digital and social media producer
- Media analyst
- Online journalist, feature and investigative reporter
- Researcher for a wide range of media and communications industries
- Screen producer
- TV, film, video and media writer and producer
Screen Producers plan and coordinate various aspects of production, from selecting the script, to coordinating writing, directing and editing, securing finance and making sure everything is delivered on time and on budget.
Television or Radio Producer
Television or Radio Producers control the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.
Video Producers create films, television programs, video productions or commercials by filming, adding sound and editing in digital or analogue format.
Journalists and Other Writers
Journalists and Other Writers research and compile news stories, write and edit news reports, commentaries and feature stories for presentation in print and electronic media, and compose written material to advertise goods and services.
Researchers collect and analyse facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation, and recommend stories for television, radio news or current affairs programs, newspapers, magazines or journals.
Explore your potential in our $2 million, purpose-built media studio and industry-recognised television production unit at Parramatta South campus.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.