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Screens are everywhere in the digital age and used as an important tool to educate, communicate and connect communities around the globe. Studying Screen Media will teach you how to make and distribute impactful screen content so that you can create meaningful stories and engender change in the world.

You will be mentored by award-winning staff who will help you to master contemporary screen practices in film, television and digital media.

Take advantage of USC’s industry-level equipment in the latest mobile and digital technologies and develop your practical skills by bringing your own ideas to life on screen. Tailor your studies to suit your interest with electives in photography, animation, writing, design, performance, communication, and business.

Explore the full range of Creative Industries majors and minors.

The Sreen Media Major can be selected in the Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Design, and Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Arts, and select double degrees that include the Bachelor of Arts.

The Screen Media Minor can be selected in the in the Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Arts, and select double degrees that include the Bachelor of Arts.

Major (8)

For a major in Screen Media, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
CMN104 Introduction to Screen and Media Industries
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
CMN105 Creative Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
CMN200 Writing for Screens
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
CMN202 Screen Media Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Anti: CMN249 or DES224
CMN203 Screen Media and Pop Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES231 Animation Principles, Process and Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
CMN300 Screen Media: Showcase in Practice
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
DES309 Design Capstone
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: Course Coordinator Consent Required and Completed 192 units

*Available to be studied online

Minor (4)

For a minor in Screen Media, students must successfully complete 4 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
CMN105 Creative Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
CMN117 Playing with Genre
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
CMN202 Screen Media Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Anti: CMN249 or DES224
CMN203 Screen Media and Pop Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 

*Available to be studied online