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Bachelor of Film Production - 301JA

Course Code: 301JA
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice
UAC Code: 363078
CRICOS Code: 085806C
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Follow your passion for film

The Bachelor of Film Production develops student’s interest in digital film making with the intention of establishing creative thinkers and practitioners. The course provides students with the opportunity to develop a creative practice in filmmaking and to specialise in a technical crew role.

Study a Bachelor of Film Production at UC and you will:

  • develop skills through a blend of technical units such as cinematography, sound design and editing
  • mature your understanding of the key creative roles of the producer, director and screenwriter
  • enhance your team-work skills via an emphasis on film making as a creative collaboration
  • learnt how to present work to industry and audiences via application to funding organisations and festival distribution
  • acquire skills in analysis, problem solving, communication and team projects.

Work Integrated Learning

You will be able to make full use of our digital cinema work flow to put your theoretical knowledge into practice. Resources include: full HD cameras and lenses, professional tripods and dollies, lighting equipment, location sound recording mixers microphones and booms, studio and set construction facilities, blue screen studio and compositing software, professional editing and colour grading software.

Career opportunities

  • producing
  • screenwriting
  • directing
  • product management
  • cinematography
  • sound design and recording
  • editing
  • arts administration

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email artsanddesign.enquiries@canberra.edu.au or Phone (02) 6201 2570 or 6206 3887

Admission Requirements

In addition to normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course the Bachelor of Film Production will allow for portfolio entry in the form of an admissions essay.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2017 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 1
2018 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 1
2019 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 1

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Course Requirements

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Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Film Production B FilmProd

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2017 CSP $23,370
2018 CSP $25,400

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.

Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Cultural and critical understanding of film production in the digital age, in the national and international contexts 1. Communication
2. Analysis and inquiry
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
Ability to identify key creative and technical film crew roles, and work independently and collaboratively as part of a team 1. Communication
3. Problem solving
4. Working independently and with others
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
Ability to evaluate and analyse film theory concepts, and to use and adapt these theories to creative practice 1. Communication
2. Analysis and inquiry
3. Problem solving
4. Working independently and with others
Ability to identify and work with current and emerging digital film-related technologies for a variety of contexts as part of a creative practice 2. Analysis and inquiry
3. Problem solving
4. Working independently and with others

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours).

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

None.

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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