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Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Film, Television and Radio )

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) Major Film, Television & Radio (BCAH)

Study Mode
  • Online
  • On-campus

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

  • 1 years or part-time equivalent

  • Toowoomba

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Master your medium

Master your choice of tv, radio, broadcast, film, documentary or animation, whilst being supported by USQ's industry-centred staff with our Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Film, Television and Radio). This degree will help you to further develop your practical, technological and professional skills. Throughout your studies, you will gain independent research skills, learn to apply theory, and complete independent projects. This degree also gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge through a dissertation which you will write under supervision in your area of interest.

Further study

The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Film, Television and Radio) will prepare and provide you with the skills to further research degrees such as our Doctor of Creative Arts or PhD.

As well as providing you with the skills to advance in an established career, you will be prepared to work in television, radio, film, gaming, advertising agencies, teaching, or production companies.

Other majors for the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours): MusicTheatre and Visual Arts.

Courses to be studied Units
4 x core courses 6
plus 2 x specialisation courses
Total 8
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported AUD 6560
Domestic full fee paying AUD 19520

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
  •  Completion of a bachelor degree, or equivalent, in Creative Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average of 5.0.

Applicants will be required to write a proposal outlining their field of study (relevant to the appropriate discipline), that also outlines the initial direction of their Honours research. Students will also be required to have an interview with relevant supervisor/s (telephone or face-to-face). This will be in addition to students having a 5.0 (or above) GPA.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.