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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.

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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.

Nigel Hutton

Griffith Bachelor of Arts graduate

“The Bachelor of Arts allows you to follow your interests and explore the world; knowing that every unit, every semester is providing the foundation for variety in the workplace. “

Nigel Hutton

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Career outcomes

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 8 March — Saturday 19 June

Trimester 1

Our first teaching trimester starts on Monday 8 March 2021 . Trimester 1 examinations run from Thursday 10 to Saturday 19 June.

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Thursday 6 May — Saturday 8 May

Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival

Tuesday 18 May — Tuesday 18 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 19 May — Wednesday 19 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 20 May — Thursday 20 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 21 May — Saturday 22 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

Saturday 17 July — Sunday 18 July

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Monday 19 July — Saturday 30 October

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester starts on Monday 19 July. Trimester 2 examinations run from Saturday 21 to Saturday 30 October.

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Tuesday 20 July — Tuesday 20 July

Sunshine Coast Careers and Employment Expo

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Friday 23 July — Sunday 25 July

Melbourne Careers and Employment Expo

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Sunday 8 August — Sunday 8 August

Open Day

Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses

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Monday 13 September — Monday 13 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 15 September — Wednesday 15 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 16 September — Thursday 16 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 17 December — Thursday 23 December

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