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Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) Major Film, Television & Radio

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) Major Film, Television & Radio (BCAH)
CRICOS: 077427C

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul

Overview

  • Master your choice of tv, radio, broadcast, film, documentary or animation, while being supported by USQ's industry-centred staff.
  • Further develop your practical, technological and professional skills.
  • Gain independent research skills, learn to apply theory, and complete independent projects.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge through a dissertation which you will write under supervision, in your area of interest.

Further study

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) may qualify you to apply for the Doctor of Creative Arts or the PhD.

 

Career outcomes

  • As well as providing you with the skills to advance in an established career, you will be prepared to work in television, radio, film, gaming, advertising agencies, teaching, or production companies.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor degree, or equivalent, in creative arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average of 5.0.
  • Submit a proposal outlining the initial direction of your Honours research (750 words).
  • Have an interview with relevant supervisor/s (telephone or face-to-face). This will be in addition to having a 5.0 (or above) GPA.

Some consideration for significant professional practice can be given to applicants at the discretion of the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts. Specific entry requirements can be:

  • credit level (grade point average of 5.0/7 i.e. 71.4 per cent) in the entire degree and permission of the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
  • a grade point average of 5/7 (71.4 per cent) across all levels in the proposed major study
  • a grade point average of 5.2/7 (74.3 per cent) in the third level of the program (i.e. Major and Option), including an 'A' or better level pass in at least one course of the major
  • grades of 'A' or High Distinction in all courses in the third-level of the major
  • for a candidate with equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience by special permission of the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

International pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
4 x core courses 6
2 x specialisation courses 2
Total 8

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

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Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 26880
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 26880

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 077427C

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021.

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