Screen Media - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Screen Media

Screen and media studies

This major develops the knowledge and skills you will need to work in the screen media industries, with a strong focus on combining theory with practical experience.

Study the media and communications sectors, screen aesthetics, and the social impacts of screen media, as well as screen media's history and future.

You'll also engage with experienced industry mentors and guest lecturers and gain practical skills in screen production, screen editing and screenwriting.

Your study will culminate with a capstone industry project, where you will work in a small group to produce a short film.

Career opportunities

Screen producer, media manager, screen editor, film and television critic, screenwriter, cinematographer, media policy advisor, filmmaker.

Major (8)

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

CourseSemester of offerRequisites
CMN104 Introduction to Screen and Media Industries
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 
CMN105 Creative Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
CMN200 Writing for Screens
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 
CMN202 Screen Media Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
Anti: CMN249 or DES224
CMN203 Screen Media and Pop Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
DES231 Animation Principles, Process and Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
 
CMN300 Screen Media: Showcase in Practice
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 1, Semester 2
 
DES309 Design Capstone
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
Pre: 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 offerRequisites
CMN105 Creative Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
CMN117 Playing with Genre
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 
CMN202 Screen Media Production
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
Anti: CMN249 or DES224
CMN203 Screen Media and Pop Culture
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
 

*Available to be studied online