Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film & Television)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: On Campus
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
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Duration: Self-paced; complete within 24 months
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: JMC Academy

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About this course

Learn the fundamentals of the film and television industry, from directing, screenwriting to working behind the camera, with this Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film & Television) course.

Study on-campus with The JMC Academy through SEEK Learning and cover casting, digital special effects, audience segmentation, costume and prop selection as well as linear and non-linear post-production editing techniques.

This hands-on course involves students from different departments working together to achieve a final result. You will also gain practical skills through JMC Academy's Industry Integration Program, which simulates the ways in which the entertainment industry operates.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12, or equivalent; AND
  • Obtained an ATAR score of 65 or above, or OP score of 16 or below; AND
  • Be 17 years of age or over; AND
  • Complete a written application; AND
  • Attend an interview

Areas of study

In this film and television course, the units you may study include:

  • Producing I
  • Post-production I
  • Camera and lighting I
  • Production project I: studio project
  • Sound recording and design
  • Production project II: documentary production
  • Screenwriting I
  • Camera and lighting II
  • Post-production II
  • Production project III: short film
  • Outside broadcast and futures
  • Screen and genre studies
  • Screenwriting II
  • Production project IV: integration
  • Directing I
  • Producing II
  • Popular culture
  • Directing II: mise en scene
  • Specialised project III
  • Post-production III
  • International cinema
  • Professional development
  • Graduate project

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film & Television) from JMC Academy.

With this bachelor degree under your belt, you can consider a range of careers including producer, director, camera operator, or post-production supervisor.

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

Students who are not eligible for FEE-HELP can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
JMC Academy offers a wide range of support options for their students. While accommodation is not available on campus, JMC Academy’s student services staff is able to assist prospective students in finding suitable accommodation options near the campus. Students also have access to welfare support and guidance from their campus manager.

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