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Bachelor of Film and Television
Bachelor of Film and Television

Bachelor of Film and Television

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

  • IELTS total 6.0, reading 6.0, writing 6.0

  • TOEFL PBT : 550 with TWE of 4.5

  • TOEFL iBT: 60 with Reading and Writing not less than 18

  • Pearson PTE: 50 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50

  • Cambridge CAE/CPE : 169

Other Requirements

Recent secondary education

Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent

  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or

  • Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or

  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects.

Higher education study

  • Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or

  • Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above

Work and life experience

  • Qualify for Special Entry, or

  • Complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or

  • Hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past

Course Information

The Bachelor of Film and Television is an innovative degree that puts you at the cutting-edge of film, television and visual effects (VFX) production and theory.

You'll develop the technical knowledge and experience needed to enter the exciting world of screen production and content creation. While you study you will develop the skills and contacts you need for a successful career in the creative industries; graduating with a digital portfolio of work and practical industry experience.

You also have the opportunity to specialise in visual effects in your third year of study at world-renowned VFX studio, Rising Sun Pictures where you will study alongside industry professionals and mentors. 

Third year students have the opportunity to connect with the Film Concept Lab, and work alongside We Made A Thing Studios, and other industry professionals, in the production of a short film for festival release.

If you finish your degree with a credit or higher grade point average (GPA) you could be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree. 

You could also continue your studies with a Master of Teaching and teach media arts. If this interests you, please read How Do I Become a Teacher before selecting your courses.


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Degree structure


  • First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)

  • Hollywood Film and Television

  • Cinematic Design

  • Introduction to Digital Media

  • Introduction to Screenwriting

  • Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 and 6

  • Global Film and Television

  • Introduction to CGI

  • Introduction to Screen Sound

  • Cinematography and Editing


  • First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)

  • Narrative Film

  • Screen Genres and Media Hybrids

  • Digital Compositing

  • Hard Surface Modelling


  • Elective

  • Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)

  • Documentary Film

  • Dynamic Effects

  • Character Performance


  • Understanding Popular Culture

  • Development and Lighting

  • OR

  • Elective


  • First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)

  • Film, Entertainment and Aesthetics

  • Experimental Studio

  • Internship or Project

  • Elective

  • Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)

  • Creative Production

  • Science Fiction Film and Television

  • Digital Mediascapes

  • Elective

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Film and Television professionals are curious and observant; they are creative and dedicated to expressing their experience of the world. Our students are passionate about the television, film, visual effects, game design, and digital production industries. Career outcomes include:

  • Director / Filmmaker: create, direct or produce feature or short films for cinema, television or online

  • Visual Effects artist: work as a compositor, FX artist, editor, or production coordinator

  • Animator: create images, animations and illustrations – using software and/or by hand – for media such as film, television, video games and advertising

  • Digital/Web Designer: this is a very broad field that includes developing a visual look and doing technical production for websites, games, apps, and graphics

  • Video Editor: part of the post production process, video editing can also include working with special effects

  • Graphic Designer: use industry-specific software to design and produce print, web and multimedia products; some graphic designers are also illustrators

  • Television Producer: can be in charge of everything from scheduling and budgeting to creative control of a program

  • Screenwriter: develop ideas and scripts for film and television productions

  • Cinematographer / DOP: Coordinate and manage film crews, and develop the ‘visual look’ of a production

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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