Course Details

Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Course Location

South Australia

University of South Australia

Bachelor of Arts - Screen Studies (MBAA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Arts (Screen Studies) is a flexible degree which opens up a diverse range of career possibilities. The Screen Studies major equips students with critical analysis, writing, research, communication and production skills that can be applied to a range of media and professional work within the creative industries. Students develop a comprehensive understanding of the historic and contemporary contexts that inform film, television and digital media, and gain an understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects of theatre, music and drama. Students research and analyse film, television and other screen media forms and create and analyse content across a range of media platforms.

Structure

  • 108 units
  • 9 units of core courses
  • 36 units of an Arts specialisation
  • 36 units of a second Arts major
  • 18 units of a minor
  • 9 units of electives.

Subjects

  • Arts – Screen Studies
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Creative Writing and Literature
  • English Language
  • History and Global Politics
  • Languages (French/Italian/Japanese)
  • Law, Policy and Politics
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology
  • Social Media
  • Sociology.

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • OR complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Cert IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Study pathways

Students can use this degree as a pathway to further study, including teaching.