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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.

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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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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You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Monday 16 December — Thursday 19 December

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