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Master the power of the screen

What we see on our screens shapes our opinions and informs our desires. Whether it's YouTube, a historical documentary or high rating television drama, a creative vision unfolding on screen has tremendous power to entertain, astonish, inform and disrupt.

Your screen studies degree at Griffith focuses on the key aspects of today's rapidly changing media and screen industries. Developing your cinematic interest and knowledge, it gives you the creative, technical and professional skills needed to succeed.

Developing your cinematic interest and knowledge, it gives you the creative and professional skills needed to succeed.

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Study screen studies at Griffith

Analytical skills and creative confidence

You’ll pursue innovative inquiry on the large and small screens, exploring cinema and television history, inclusive of aesthetics, industry and theory. Develop an understanding of documentary genres, national and transnational cinemas, and audience research; examining these topics in a thought-provoking way.

Study the effective visual and aural techniques that produce impact and meaning on screen and gain a comprehensive understanding of industry and institutions and how they operate behind the screen. Specialising in screen studies provides you with the opportunity to develop analytical skills and creative confidence, assisting you in becoming more knowledgeable, thoughtful and articulate as a creator and a consumer of screen representations.

Daniel Lyons

Griffith Bachelor of Arts graduate

Bachelor of Arts student Daniel Lyons secured an enviable job with the Royal Australian Air Force before he graduated. As a Communications and Information Systems Controller, Daniel manages, monitors and maintains Local Area Networks, as well as operate communication facilities and safe keep classified data. 'The critical thinking skills I developed throughout my Bachelor of Arts degree have definitely given me the edge in getting this role,' he says.

Daniel Lyons

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It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.

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Step into the limelight

As a Griffith graduate, you can take advantage not only of the global opportunities screen studies can bring

On completing your degree, you'll step onto the world stage with marketable skills in communication, research and project management that can be applied to any career you decide to pursue.

There are many rewarding and creative pathways in:

  • Arts organisations
  • Public relations
  • Communications industries
  • Education
  • Social Media agencies

Our graduates also go on to careers in media and creative industries including:

  • Film education
  • Festival management and programming
  • Arts administration
  • Research roles in television, academia or the public sector

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Monday 9 September — Tuesday 10 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

If you’re considering further study, get the right advice and information you need at our September Mature Student Open Evenings. No matter whether you're returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help.

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Thursday 12 September — Thursday 12 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

If you’re considering further study, get the right advice and information you need at our September Mature Student Open Evenings. No matter whether you're returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help.

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Monday 23 September — Friday 4 October

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Do you have questions about studying at Griffith? Book a personalised 30-minute Q&A session with one of our expert study advisers to get advice about your study options, available scholarships and support services.

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Monday 21 October — Friday 25 October

Trimester 3: Orientation

Get the right start and find out everything you need to know about starting at Griffith.

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Tuesday 29 October — Thursday 31 October

Application Support Nights

Need help with your university application? Receive personalised advice and assistance from one of our expert study advisers to start and/or complete your university application.

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Monday 16 December — Thursday 19 December

Explore your options

If your OP or ATAR result changes your direction, chat online with our expert study advisers to explore your study options. Find out about admissions pathways, entry requirements and changing your preferences.

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