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STUDY screen & media

If you dream of a career working in Film, Media and TV as a Screenwriter, Filmmaker, Producer, Director, Documentary Filmmaker, Editor or Multimedia Specialist, this course is for you.

Taught by experts who are actively working in diverse sectors of the screen and media industry, including pre and post-production, screenwriting, directing and more, the Screen & Media course will help students develop the necessary skills to succeed nationally and internationally.

Exploring storytelling techniques, new filmmaking technologies, distribution and marketing strategies, and cutting-edge information within today’s media landscape, you’ll be mentored in developing a long-lasting career in screen and media. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working as filmmakers, screenwriters and media producers.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world business experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

Students graduate with a well-rounded understanding of the media industry in Australia and overseas.

CRICOS CODE

→ Bachelor of Screen & Media - 2 Years: 0101953
→ Bachelor of Screen & Media - 3 Years: 104508G

→ Diploma of Screen & Media - 2 Trimesters: 0101954
→ Diploma of Screen & Media - 3 Trimesters: 104469J

OPPORTUNITIES & EXPERIENCES

 

Develop an in-depth understanding of screen and media, production, and filmmaking

Gain knowledge and create multimedia projects like short films, TV episodes, advertising content, and documentaries

Get valuable insight into the screen and media industry from experienced teachers

Access exclusive internship and volunteer opportunities with renowned industry partners

 Study on-campus with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

 Get real-life experience through 60 hours of industry placement in the Bachelor course

DISCOVER MORE ABOUT SCREEN & MEDIA

HOW SEAN COUSINS FINDS HUMAN TRUTH IN FILMMAKING

If there's one thing that's for sure about the Head of Collarts' new course in Screen & Media, it's that Sean Cousins is passionate. Over 20 years of filmmaking, Sean has lived in India, filmed bears in Alaska, seen the effects of pollution on national parks and more, but he's not one to spin anecdotes; instead, he's an inspiring advocate for telling human stories through the screen.

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COLLARTS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ATOM AWARDS

Aligning with Collarts' continuing vision to champion the creative arts, we're excited to announce our exclusive platinum partnership with Australian Teachers of Media Inc. (ATOM) Awards, celebrating film and media excellence within the education and screen industry across Australia and New Zealand.

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MEET THE SCREEN & MEDIA LEGENDS LECTURING AT COLLARTS

At Collarts, we pride ourselves on our teachers who, beyond their talents as both teachers and professionals, are all currently active in their respective industries. Whether you're interested in our Diploma of Screen & Media or the Screen & Media Bachelor degree, here are the faces you'll be seeing in your classes.

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INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

  • Falls Festival
  • Groovin The Moo
  • Peel Street Festival
  • Ego Expo
  • UNIFY Gathering
  • A Hitch To The Sticks
  • Atom Awards

"Our ambition is to produce graduates with industry best practice skills, expectations and standards, and the way to do that is to work in a structured, creative, collaborative environment."

SEAN COUSINS

Head of Screen & Media

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HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION
01

Apply online via the Apply Now button on the page. Soon afterwards, our International Team will contact you.

DOCUMENTATION
02

Organise and submit the requested documentation for your application, ensuring all details are correct.

INTERVIEW AND/OR AUDITION
03

Book and attend an interview and/or audition, where you will meet our friendly International Team.

OFFER
04

If your application is successful, Collarts will issue a Letter of Offer and invoice directly to you.

ACCEPTANCE
05

To accept your offer, you must return a signed Student Agreement with receipt of payment.

CONFIRMATION
06

Once your offer is accepted and your payment received, Collarts will issue an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE) as evidence of your enrolment.

HEALTH COVER
07

Once you have your eCoE you must purchase your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

VISA
08

To prepare for your studies in Australia, you must apply for your Visa.

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09

Congratulations! You're ready to start studying at Collarts.

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BACHELOR OF SCREEN & MEDIA

 

The Bachelor of Screen & Media is ideal for students wanting to work in diverse sectors of the screen and media industry, including pre and post-production, screenwriting, and directing.

The Bachelor degree can be completed fast-tracked over six trimesters (2 years) of full-time study or standard over nine trimesters (3 years) of full-time study.

 

THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE, YOU WILL

Develop an in-depth understanding of screen and media, production, and filmmaking

Gain knowledge and create multimedia projects like short films, TV episodes, advertising content, and documentaries

Get valuable insight into the screen and media industry from experienced teachers

Access exclusive internship and volunteer opportunities with renowned industry partners

 Study on-campus, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

 Get real-life experience through 60 hours of industry placement in the Bachelor course

 

The Bachelor and Diploma of Screen & Media are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 0101953 (2 years)/104508G (3 years) & 0101954 (2 trimesters)/104469J (3 trimesters).

DIPLOMA OF SCREEN & MEDIA

 

The Diploma of Screen & Media is ideal for students wanting to work in diverse sectors of the screen and media industry, including pre and post-production, screenwriting, and directing.

The diploma can be completed fast-tracked over two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study or standard over three trimesters (12 months) of full-time study. You also have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor Degree (subject to academic performance).

 

THROUGHOUT THE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

 Develop an in-depth understanding of screen and media, production, and filmmaking

 Gain knowledge and create multimedia projects like short films, TV episodes, advertising content, and documentaries

 Get valuable insight into the screen and media industry from experienced teachers

 Access exclusive internship and volunteer opportunities with renowned industry partners

 Study on-campus, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

 

The Bachelor and Diploma of Screen & Media are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 0101953 (2 years)/104508G (3 years) & 0101954 (2 trimesters)/104469J (3 trimesters).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Applicants will need to submit a 300-word written statement on their interest in the field

Applicants will need to attend an admissions interview. You will be asked questions about your experience, background, and interest in the course and/or industry

 

You will also need to supply the following documentation to support your application, including:

 A certified copy of transcripts and high school certificate (translated if necessary)

 English test results or alternative evidence of English proficiency

 A certified copy of your passport

 A current visa (if applicable)

 Proof of GTE and financials (if applicable)

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 

DIPLOMA AND DEGREE APPLICANTS

International students must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must be at least 18-years-old at course commencement

Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian Year 12

English Proficiency (see below)

Interview

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Our English requirement is an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with no single band score below 6.0) for all the courses, except Entertainment Journalism and Creative Writing, where students are required to have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with no single band score below 6.0)

Applicants may also provide the following as evidence of their English proficiency:

Results of English subjects in a range of countries’ secondary school certificate, ALevel or the International Baccalaureate. Please contact international@collarts.edu.au if you have any questions

Successful completion of an English course at any of our pathway providers

BACHELOR

BACHELOR OF SCREEN & MEDIA

 

The Bachelor of Screen & Media is ideal for students wanting to work in diverse sectors of the screen and media industry, including pre and post-production, screenwriting, and directing.

The Bachelor degree can be completed fast-tracked over six trimesters (2 years) of full-time study or standard over nine trimesters (3 years) of full-time study.

 

THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE, YOU WILL

Develop an in-depth understanding of screen and media, production, and filmmaking

Gain knowledge and create multimedia projects like short films, TV episodes, advertising content, and documentaries

Get valuable insight into the screen and media industry from experienced teachers

Access exclusive internship and volunteer opportunities with renowned industry partners

 Study on-campus, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

 Get real-life experience through 60 hours of industry placement in the Bachelor course

 

The Bachelor and Diploma of Screen & Media are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 0101953 (2 years)/104508G (3 years) & 0101954 (2 trimesters)/104469J (3 trimesters).

DIPLOMA

DIPLOMA OF SCREEN & MEDIA

 

The Diploma of Screen & Media is ideal for students wanting to work in diverse sectors of the screen and media industry, including pre and post-production, screenwriting, and directing.

The diploma can be completed fast-tracked over two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study or standard over three trimesters (12 months) of full-time study. You also have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor Degree (subject to academic performance).

 

THROUGHOUT THE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

 Develop an in-depth understanding of screen and media, production, and filmmaking

 Gain knowledge and create multimedia projects like short films, TV episodes, advertising content, and documentaries

 Get valuable insight into the screen and media industry from experienced teachers

 Access exclusive internship and volunteer opportunities with renowned industry partners

 Study on-campus, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

 

The Bachelor and Diploma of Screen & Media are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 0101953 (2 years)/104508G (3 years) & 0101954 (2 trimesters)/104469J (3 trimesters).

ELIGIBILITY & ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Applicants will need to submit a 300-word written statement on their interest in the field

Applicants will need to attend an admissions interview. You will be asked questions about your experience, background, and interest in the course and/or industry

 

You will also need to supply the following documentation to support your application, including:

 A certified copy of transcripts and high school certificate (translated if necessary)

 English test results or alternative evidence of English proficiency

 A certified copy of your passport

 A current visa (if applicable)

 Proof of GTE and financials (if applicable)

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 

DIPLOMA AND DEGREE APPLICANTS

International students must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must be at least 18-years-old at course commencement

Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian Year 12

English Proficiency (see below)

Interview

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Our English requirement is an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with no single band score below 6.0) for all the courses, except Entertainment Journalism and Creative Writing, where students are required to have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with no single band score below 6.0)

Applicants may also provide the following as evidence of their English proficiency:

Results of English subjects in a range of countries’ secondary school certificate, ALevel or the International Baccalaureate. Please contact international@collarts.edu.au if you have any questions

Successful completion of an English course at any of our pathway providers

KEY INFORMATION

Start Dates
Start Dates
February, May and September
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Number of Units
8 in Diploma

24 in Bachelor
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Duration
Diploma 2 Trimesters / 3 Trimesters

Bachelor 2 Years / 3 Years
Study Mode
Study Mode
On-Campus
Support Services
Support Services
Free Access to Wellbeing & Academic Support
Industry Placement
Industry Placement
60 Hours of Industry Placement
CRICOS Code
CRICOS Code
Bachelor: 0101953/104508G
Diploma: 0101954/104469J
International Fees
International Fees On-Campus
$2974.50 per unit
Application Assistance
International Fees Online
Online Unavailable

Course Structure

Delivery Mode - On-Campus
FIRST YEAR SCREEN AND MEDIA STUDIES CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION PRACTICE
Trimester 1 Critical Thinking: Screen and Media Theory Stories on Screen Video & Digital Filmmaking
Trimester 2 Screen Genres Screenwriting Introduction to Production
Trimester 3 Production for New Technologies and Multi-Platform Delivery Smartphone Filmmaking
SECOND YEAR SCREEN AND MEDIA STUDIES CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION PRACTICE
Trimester 1 Australian Screen Cultures Screen Craft Episodic Narrative
Trimester 2 Global Screen Cultures Screen Narrative Branded Entertainment
Trimester 3 Produce Narrative Documentary Soundtrack for Screen
THIRD YEAR SCREEN AND MEDIA STUDIES CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION PRACTICE
Trimester 1 Documentary Production Industry Placement (60 hours) Professional Inquiry
Trimester 2 Impact, Distribution & Marketing Capstone Development Creative Entrepreneurship
Trimester 3 Screen Studies & Creative Capstone Project Screen Studies & Creative Capstone Project

LIFE IN MELBOURNE

WHAT TO EXPECT STUDYING IN MELBOURNE

Melbourne’s love for all things creative makes it an excellent place to live and study. A popular choice for international students, the city also embraces high- quality education and supports students in their ability to thrive. Study in Melbourne and hone your creative career at Collarts.

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MEET INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SARA

International student Sara shares her experience studying at Collarts, travelling all the way from Denmark and starting her career in Music Performance in Australia.

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MEET INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PAULO

Flying over from the Philippines, international student Paulo shares why he chose to start his career in Entertainment Management in Australia.

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OUR CAMPUSES

Wellington St Campus

208 Wellington St, Collingwood VIC 3066

OPENING HOURS

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-10pm
Sat-Sun – 10am-6pm

George St Campus

2/156 George St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

OPENING HOURS

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-8pm
Sat – 10am-4pm

Cromwell St Campus

67/69 Cromwell St, Collingwood VIC 3066

OPENING HOURS

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-8pm
Sat – 10am-4pm

Brunswick St Campus

209 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

OPENING HOURS

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-10pm
Sat-Sun – 10am-6pm