Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Course Starts

Jul 22, 2024


5.5 years

Course Code

QTAC code 409472

Queensland University of Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film, Screen and New Media) / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Combine film studies and law for a career as a director, media lawyer involved in copyright disputes or talent agreements, or film maker specialising in crime or legal content.


  • Develop skills in cinematography, editing, sound or directing, or learn how to be a producer or scriptwriter.
  • Showcase your work to industry professionals and external clients at public screenings.
  • Choose from a range of genres including documentary, drama, television, experimental film while exploring digital and mobile platforms.
  • Graduates have made films or programs that have won Oscars, Emmy, BAFTA, AFI and IF awards, and screened at major international and Australian film festivals.
  • Gain a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge, understanding and experience.
  • Benefit from meaningful connections with high profile industry employers and classes with leading and internationally renowned law experts.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 5.5 years full-time.
  • Complement your film, screen and new media skills with a law degree.

Why choose this course?

You will graduate not only with advanced technical and creative skills, but also with highly developed legal knowledge you can apply within the film, screen and new media industries. You can also pursue a career as a barrister or solicitor in private practice, or to practise with large companies, in government agencies, or as a policy adviser. Through the combination of film, screen and new media with law, you will enhance your employability in your chosen field, whether in the legal fraternity or as a creative practitioner.

This film course for the digital age provides flexibility and a broad range of practical industry skills while encouraging you to develop your skills in producing, writing, editing, sound, cinematography or directing. You will learn skills used in audio-visual media, gain business and leadership skills, and knowledge of how the entertainment industry works. Regardless of your chosen specialisation, this broad base of skills will make you attractive to employers, or set you up to better take control of your freelance career.

You will be industry ready for the career path you choose to pursue. You will gain experience in your specialisation by working with other students to produce creative works for external clients and may have your works showcased to the industry at public screenings in your final year.

For more information, visit Queensland University of Technology

Course Fee

CSP $15,400