Course Description

Bring stories to life as a Murdoch Screen Production student. In this course you’ll learn about scriptwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, production design, digital video editing, sound recording and sound design.
Gain hands-on experience from international award winning experienced film-makers, and use a wide range of professional production equipment and industry standard facilities. These include digital editing suites, 4K industry cameras, a broadcast quality TV studio, and a state-of-the-art sound stage.
Learn all the roles involved in creating screen productions of many kinds including drama, documentary, factual production, and/or experimental pieces.
8 reasons to study Screen Production

Work with real organisations on real projects, and complete internships through our work integrated learning program.
Get more real-world experience in our on-campus student creative consultancy MESH and work on real projects with real companies.
Make use of our state of the art facilities including video editing suites, 4K cinema cameras, a broadcast quality TV studio, and a sound stage.
Work with international award winning filmmakers. Our teaching team includes Damian Fasolo, Dr Glen Stasiuk and Dr John McMullan, multi-award winning filmmakers, with more than 20 years’ combined experience in screen production. They have produced music videos, TV commercials, documentaries, docu-drama, web-series, green-screen productions, TV shows, live event productions and had their work featured in international film festivals around the globe, and earned themselves numerous industry awards and accolades.
Build a portfolio of creative works throughout your degree, which you can use to showcase your creative potential to future employers and production houses.
At Murdoch, you’ll develop an entrepreneurial attitude, client consultation skills, critical thinking and the ability to adapt - so you can action your ideas.
Showcase your creative work through local, national or even global competitions and film festivals.


3 years full time, 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Murdoch University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 83.2% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 74.5% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.6% (national average 78.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Murdoch University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Murdoch University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 49.4% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 20.2% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $47,600 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Murdoch University Code: B1343

Entry Requirements

Selection Rank: 70