The Graduate Certificate in Screen and Media Production is offered by the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences over one semester of full time study, or part-time equivalent. The course articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Productionand the Master of Screen and Media Production.
Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. Under exceptional circumstances and subject to specific conditions, the Dean (Education) may admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
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.
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)
SCME8009 Truth and Lies: Documentary Media GE (4.5 units)
SCME8013 Media Audiences (4.5 units)
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.