Honours in screen studies

Why study Honours in screen studies?

If you're an undergraduate student with a strong academic record, Honours in screen studies gives you the opportunity to pursue a yearlong program of study (two years part-time) which combines coursework and research in a specialised area of knowledge.  You can also elect to undertake a combined Honours year and gain expertise in two areas of study for a broad-ranging qualification. Practice-based research creative projects are also encouraged. The Honours program will prepare you for further academic study or for work in specific fields and industries involving creative writing, screenwriting, or other arts related occupations in fields such as media arts, screen and sound, theatre and performance and teaching. Complete the Honours program with a high overall grade to qualify for entry into the Masters by Research program, or, in cases of high achievement, direct entry into the PhD program.

Career opportunities

Screen studies graduates have gone on to develop careers as screen content producers, filmmakers, film and media educators, university lecturers, journalists, editors, curators, archival assistants, screen arts coordinators, film festival programmers, gallery administrators and assistants.

Course information

Local students

Structure

Coursework

Three coursework subjects (60 credit points 50% of assessment)

A thesis (12 000 – 15 000 words)

The writing of a thesis, carried out under the guidance of a supervisor. The thesis is designed to test your potential to conduct individual academic research, and conceive and carry out a research plan, to analyse and interpret data, to construct arguments, and produce a substantial piece of work. 50% of assessment

Entry requirements

To apply for entry to Honours you are expected to have completed a Bachelor's degree majoring in screen studies with at least a 70% average or better.

How to apply

Discuss ideas for a thesis topic with your lecturers and tutors, secure the agreement of a supervisor and then apply online.

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International students

Structure

Coursework

Three coursework subjects (60 credit points 50% of assessment)

A thesis (12 000 – 15 000 words)

The writing of a thesis, carried out under the guidance of a supervisor. The thesis is designed to test your potential to conduct individual academic research, and conceive and carry out a research plan, to analyse and interpret data, to construct arguments, and produce a substantial piece of work. 50% of assessment

Entry requirements

To apply for entry to Honours you are expected to have completed a Bachelor's degree majoring in screen studies with at least a 70% average or better.

How to apply

Discuss ideas for a thesis topic with your lecturers and tutors, secure the agreement of a supervisor and then apply online.

Apply Now

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