Course Description

In our Screen Production course, you will learn the latest screen industry practices and theoretical principles that will prepare you for a career in filmmaking.
You can choose between the drama and documentary production pathways, or do both. You’ll engage in the filmmaking formats of documentary, drama, music video, experimental, webisodes, television studio and more.
You’ll have the chance to develop your skills in a wide range of areas, including scriptwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, digital video editing, sound recording and design, lighting, post‐production digital compositing, and photographic skills.
When you graduate, you will have the skills to work in a range of fields, from the creative industries (online, advertising, television, music, film and documentary) to management, administration, public policy and media research.
Murdoch University is a member of the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

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.