They choose from a wide range of major study areas, equipping them for diverse careers in areas such as media, management, finance, education and government.
A key component of the degree is the Grand Challenges final-year project. Conducted in collaboration with the Swinburne Institute of Social Research, the project fosters team-based research activity and challenges students to go beyond the comfort of discipline boundaries. Students develop valuable collaborative skills as they research innovative solutions to contemporary issues facing society. The course offers students lifelong learning skills with a global and multidisciplinary awareness.
Course learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts(Cinema and Screen Studies), graduates will be able to:
- Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources to inform their knowledge and conceptual understandings in the humanities and/or social sciences.
- Formulate arguments that are fit for purpose and demonstrate an understanding of the relevant theories and evidence in their areas of disciplinary expertise.
- Critically analyse information to generate creative solutions to solve complex problems in the area of humanities and/or social sciences, and understand the importance of interdisciplinarity for generating solutions.
- Define and integrate theoretical principles and apply these in their disciplinary areas of expertise.
- Apply knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for their own learning and practice, individually and in collaboration with others.
- Interpret and communicate ideas, problems and arguments in modes suitable to a range of audiences using a range of media.
- Coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas in local and international contexts.
Swinburne Arts graduates are well equipped to find work in areas where employers put a high premium on well-developed conceptual understanding and other critical and creative reasoning skills needed to come to terms with and respond effectively to the complex and changing demands of the contemporary workplace. Recent research emphasises the premium which employers place upon communication skills, collaboration, and flexible problem solving among Arts graduates. Area where graduates may be employed include: policy analysis and development, research, community development, administration, public relations, publishing, media and professional psychology.
Depending on their area of specialisation, Arts graduates may find employment as journalists, psychologists, librarians, teachers, interpreters, sociologists, publishers, internet providers, marketers, writers and in the games industry, particularly in areas focusing on interactive content creation, game design, interface design and rapid prototyping.
Graduates may also be equipped to pursue a career in the broader media, digital media/multimedia and communications sectors.The Bachelor of Arts with the major in Cinema and Screen Studies is offered at the Swinburne University of Technology.
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- Genre and the Moving Image
- Screen Studies: Movies, Television and Ourselves
- The Australian Screen
- Screen Franchising and Innovation
- Popular Culture of Asia
- Global Screen Studies: Beyond Hollywood
- Screen Technology and Culture
- 36 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Film, Photography & Media Media Studies & Mass Media View 113 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code- 088388C
- Swinburne offers English language courses that can help you meet the minimum English language requirement for study. On successful completion of English for Academic Purposes at Swinburne, you may be granted direct entry to your chosen degree, diploma or certificate provided you also meet other (academic) entry requirements.
International28480 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28480 AUD per year during 36 months.
National14500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 AUD per year during 36 months.
National fee is Commonwealth supported
Living costs for Melbourne
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