Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)

Fast facts

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

2015 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR):

For those completing the SACE (or interstate equivalent) the minimum ATAR required for consideration of entry is 60.

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: SEAS, RISAS

International students
FISC Foundation: 6.0, Gao Kao: Tier Two (Portfolio required ass 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?  

Study a language

Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of 1 extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.

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 274KB) .

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

2015: $6,211

Annual fees: 2015: $21,400


  • 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 & Media (PDF 2MB) eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus

Related links

Creative Arts

Department of Screen and Media

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