The Graduate Certificate in Screen and Media Production is offered by the Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law over one semester of full time study, or part-time equivalent. The course articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Production and the Master of Screen and Media Production.

Admission requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. Under exceptional circumstances and subject to specific conditions, the Faculty Board may admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Course aims

The course aims to provide students with:

  • theoretical knowledge and applied skills in a range of documentary production and post-production practices;
  • communication skills to enable them to collaborate with peers on basic screen production projects; and
  • an understanding of issues and theory in a related field of study.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course graduates will:

  • have acquired skills in a range of commonly employed documentary production practices, including production and post-production techniques;
  • be able to demonstrate the ability to collaborate with peers on basic screen production projects; and
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of issues and theory in the related fields of study.

Program of study

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Screen and Media Production a student must complete 18 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the following program of study:

Core - Year 1 topics

13.5 units comprising:

SCME8001 Screen and Media Production 1, Production (4.5 units)
SCME8002
Screen and Media Production 2, Post Production (4.5 units)

and either

SCME8009 Non-fiction Form and Ethics (4.5 units)

or

SCME8013 Media Audiences (4.5 units)

Elective Topics

Select elective topics to make up a total of 18 units. Electives may be chosen from any postgraduate topic offered by the University, provided topic prerequisites are met.