MJRU-SCART v.1 Screen Arts Major (BA)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
The screen arts major combines essential analytical, creative and practical production skills to provide an excellent springboard for a career in the film and television industries. Students work intensively with professional-level equipment in a challenging, creative environment in which they can focus on film and television production, screenwriting, or screen studies. Curtin was the first tertiary institution in Western Australia to offer a course in film and television and graduates have been successful in the local, national and international industries. Students studying Screen Arts as their primary major will study their first year with the STRU-BAMCC Media, Culture and Creative Arts First Year Stream.
Major Overview Note
Students choosing this major within the Bachelor of Arts degree will also choose another major or an elective stream. Choosing a second major allows students to study in an additional discipline area. Choosing an elective stream allows students to undertake further study in the discipline of their first major or choose from a variety of units from around the University.
Major/Stream Entry and Completion Details
Students should complete Introduction to Screen Cultures (SCST1000) and Introduction to Screen Practice (SPRO1000) in their first year.
Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. explain critical theories relating to film, video and other forms of screen production and apply them to the development and production of high quality screen-based materials;
2. apply critical thinking and creative approaches to resolve issues and respond to challenges in their own creative practice;
3. access, evaluate and synthesise appropriate information in order to realise production outcomes;
4. communicate ideas to a range of audiences across a variety of media and purposes;
5. utilise media production technologies and apply them to create effective programs and screen-based materials;
6. apply learning strategies to build on skills and understandings in order to adapt to continually changing industry needs;
7. recognise the significance of global media and be able to apply international standards and practices in their creative practice;
8. value the cultural and intercultural nature of screen-based media and represent this knowledge at a personal and professional level;
9. demonstrate professional behaviour and standards and work collaboratively to apply them in all aspects of production-related activities.
Duration and availability
This major is available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.
|STRU-SCPRD||v.1||Screen Production Stream (BA)||200.0|
|STRU-SCSTD||v.1||Screen Studies Stream (BA)||200.0|
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