Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length (full-time equivalent): 3 years (full-time only)
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.00

For those completing the SACE (or interstate equivalent) the minimum ATAR required for consideration of entry is 60.00.

Applicants are required to submit a written statement, CV and a showreel/portfolio and meet the University’s minimum entry scores.

Guaranteed entry ATAR: Not applicable
Not applicable
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Creative Arts

International students
FISC Foundation: 6.0, Gao Kao: Tier Two (Portfolio required as part of the admissions process)
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen) provides the conceptual and practical groundwork needed to devise short, screen-based productions.

It trains you in the intellectual and basic technical skills required to produce screen-based media from conception, scripting to production and post-production and presentation.  

You can specialise in specific skills, including producing, directing, writing, editing or production management.

You will develop generic skills such as independent thinking, critical evaluation and the ability to do research that will greatly increase your employment prospects in a very competitive environment.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Screen at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen) at Flinders:

  • is designed for students who want to fill key creative roles in the film, television and digital media industries as writers, researchers, editors, directors or producers
  • provides you with the skills to begin your career in the Creative Industries
  • offers innovative yet practical education with a strong vocational focus
  • is recognised as the leading course of its type in South Australia.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Creative Arts degree?  

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications

Additional requirements: To apply you need to submit an application through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC), submit a written statement, CV and a showreel/portfolio, and submit a completed and signed coversheet - Refer to Application guidelines and forms - Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen) (PDF 1MB) .

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students 

International students 

SATAC code 214571 CRICOS code 043144F
Mid year entry: No Mid year entry:


Applications SATAC Uniweb   Applications How to apply
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonweath supported

2018: $6,658

Annual fees: 2018: $25,800
2019: $27,600


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses 

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students 

International students 

Creative arts and media (PDF 1MB) International course guides