Storytelling for screen is no longer restricted to big-budget cinema releases and television series commissioned by major networks. The need for quality content across digital media delivery platforms such as subscription TV, mobile devices, internet, promotional campaigns and film festivals and events is leading to lucrative opportunities for multiskilled professionals to generate highly creative, captivating productions.
This course gives you a broad base of knowledge, skills and experiences to explore a wide range of career options within the film, television and digital media industries before specialising in an area of your choice. Early in your degree you’ll build a broad base of knowledge, skills and experiences developing technical skills in directing, camera, editing and sound before specialising in an area of your choice.
As your studies continue you’ll gain experience in pitching your ideas, audience measurement and legal issues, with hands-on opportunities to develop your skills in producing, writing, editing, sound, cinematography or directing. You’ll have the opportunity to work across genres and formats including documentary, drama, television and experimental film, and digital, web and mobile platforms. This means you will be well prepared for your future career across established and emerging formats and applications.
If you are interested in producing you may find your niche as a creative entrepreneur, learning how to generate ideas and develop them into finished productions. If your passion is cinematography, editing, sound or directing, you will develop your technical skills by producing high quality creative content. Alternatively, you may wish to hone your skills in script-writing.Double degrees
Combine your fine arts degree with a second degree to gain a broader range of skills and knowledge, a competitive advantage and enhanced career flexibility. Choose a double degree with:
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Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:
We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).
If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.Advanced standing
If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.
You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.
Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.
The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP 6 Selection rank 89 OP 5 Selection rank 92 Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP 11 Selection rank 77 OP 9 Selection rank 82 Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP 99 Selection rank 82 OP 2 Selection rank 97
You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.Other admission options
If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).