Film and television studies (Bachelor of Arts/Master of International Relations)



Develop your creative ideas, practical skills and screen culture knowledge in Film and Television Studies. Throughout these units, you will immerse yourself in various storytelling techniques, histories, developments, and contexts that enable the creation of screen productions in Australia and around the world. You will delve into the exhibition of screen works and explore the different ways audiences engage with film and television locally and globally.

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Unit set code

MJ-A310011 (major)

MN-A310011 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Career outcomes

  • screenwriting and narrative design
  • cinema and film festival programming and curation
  • film criticism
  • film and television research

Graduates can also find work in screen agencies, screen education associations, film archives, corporate communication companies, media associations, and television corporations.

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  • To complete a Major sequence in Film and Television Studies select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Film and Television Studies students must complete four (4) credit points: ACF104, ACF214, ACF206, ACF320

Complete 8 units from:

  • Screening History ACF104
  • Scriptwriting Fundamentals ALW103
  • Screen Practices ACF214
  • Contemporary Topics in Screen Cultures ACF206
  • Contemporary Asian Cinema: Texts, Contexts and Experiences ACF213
  • Scriptwriting: Character, Action and Reaction ALW227
  • Celebrity Industries ACF304
  • The Australian Moving Image ACF320