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Screen Production Major


Students will produce creative and engaging content for the screen in ECUs Screen Production major.

Work with WAAPA screen actors, dancers and composers. Learn skills in concept development and scriptwriting, production management and directing, camera and editing while working collaboratively in small groups on diverse projects including drama, factuals, music video and screen installations. Soak up our state-of-the-art TV studio and training facilities. Forge vocational skills and make creative partnerships to last a lifetime. Students excelling in the Screen Production major have the opportunity to apply for postgraduate studies in the School or entry to the prestigious Master of Screen Studies at the WA Screen Academy.

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Unit set overview



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online



Students must complete eight (8) units totalling 120 credit points:

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPO1050Screen Histories15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPO1100Screen Practice 1: Drama 15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPO2200Screen Practice 2: Factuals and Formats15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPO2300Screen Practice 3: Art and Auteurs15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Select one unit (15 credit points) from the following:
SPO3400 ^Screen Practice 4: Production House 15
SCR3160 ^Documentary, Technology and Experience15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Select one unit (15 credit points) from the following:
SPO3205 ^Screen Evolution15
SCR2116 ^Australian Screen Studies15

^ Core Option

For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook


Learning Outcomes

  1. CLOs and mapping completed at course level and can be located in the new Bachelor of Media and Communication proposal.

Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Film Director, Film Editor, Film Producer, Film Critic, Television Producer, Cinematographer, Scriptwriter, Media Support Officer, Web Content Producer.

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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