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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): School of Arts and Communications
UAC Code: 363078
CRICOS Code: 085806C
Selection Rank: 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

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. Our 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
  • learn 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

Course specific information

Standard entry to this course is by ATAR score however you can also apply via portfolio entry:


Prospective Domestic Students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email or Phone 1300 301 727

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


Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


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

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Professional Accreditation


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.


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)



  • Past Offerings
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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