Master of Screen Production

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points


Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

Why choose this program?

In the Masters, you will undertake practical work, integrated with screenings and discussions that will place your learning in a craft and creative context. The degree includes a strong collaborative component, which will help you develop a sound understanding of how your specialist role fits into the production process. You will learn through a problem-based curriculum, active learning in small groups and practical work placements that give you an opportunity to combine theory and practice.

As a graduate, you will be equipped to begin practice in a wide range of film production settings. You will develop research skills that will help you respond effectively to the changing nature of the industry.

The degree may include the option of a supervised industry placement or internship.

Attendance information

The program is offered from the Southbank campus in internal mode (on-campus).

The program is available in both part-time and full-time mode. In the future, some courses will also be available in intensive and online mode.

Full-time students normally commence the program at the beginning of the year though mid-year entry will also be available.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

Work-integrated learning

Where appropriate, an elective internship will provide the opportunity for suitable candidates to demonstrate and develop competency as screen production practitioners.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for a wide range of employment opportunities in the screen production industries. You will be able to work professionally as a writer, producer, director, or as a specialist in key creative screen production disciplines such as cinematography, editing, sound design, postproduction, composition, production design, television, animation, games design or visual effects.

Pathways to further study

The Master of Screen Production research project pathway enables qualifying students to pursue Higher Degree Research such as the Master of Visual Arts (5052) or the Doctor of Visual Arts (6009).

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Screen Production (5572)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Withdrawn PGRD (DOM) $0.00 $ 0
2019 Fee Band 22.0 $275.00 $22,000.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

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