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Bachelor of Film and Screen Production Major Film Production

Bachelor of Film and Screen Production Major Film Production (BFSP)
CRICOS: 103178F

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

Overview

  • Passionate about film production? Benefit from a major focused independently on film making and its related parts, with a close alignment to both national and international developments in the industry. You will graduate with industry skills but also transferable knowledge you’re able to apply in many other industries and careers.
  • Develop the skills required to make movies for the big screen, write scripts, work with actors, and make short films. 
  • Enjoy the flexibility of online study, while still learning all the necessary skills required in the practical area of film production.

Further study

Upon successful completion of this degree, you can go on to study the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours).

Career outcomes

  • Graduates will be prepared for employment not only in film making, but television drama, web production, advertising, digital streaming, visual effects, corporate video production, computer generated imagery and more.

Entry requirements

To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 and 4, C)

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at Australian Year 12 high school level. Find out more about assumed knowledge.

Note: It is a requirement that Queensland-based students hold a current positive notice indicating that they are deemed suitable for working with children and young people whilst studying the Bachelor of Film and Screen Production. Further information about the Blue Card or Exemption Card suitability process is available from the Blue Card Services.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

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.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 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
Core courses 4
12-unit Film Production major 12
1 x second 8-unit major*
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x elective courses
8
Total 24

*The second 8-unit major can be chosen from any approved 8-unit major in another discipline in the School of Creative Arts (e.g. Visual Art, TV/Radio, Film Production etc. providing all entry requirements are met) or from a recommended major outside of the creative arts, such as Communication and Media Studies, Photography, Journalism, or English Literature, or another major in consultation and with approval from the degree director.

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

Other requirements

While studying this degree, you will need to have access to personal storage space (e.g. portable external hard drive, cloud storage etc.).

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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: 103178F

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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Begin your study journey today with Australia's #1 University for graduate starting salary* and start the degree that’s right for you.

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