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Australian Film Television and Radio School

COVID-19 Update

AFTRS is putting in place precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of our community. All AFTRS short courses and degree courses will now be delivered online until further notice.

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AUSTRALIAN FILM TELEVISION AND RADIO SCHOOL

AFTRS is the nation’s premier screen arts and broadcast school – the only Australian education institution to consistently make The Hollywood Reporter‘s prestigious annual list of the top film schools in the world. We empower Australian talent to shape and share their stories with the world by delivering the most future-focused education, research and training.

5000+ awards and selections for student films at the world's most prestigious festivals, including Cannes, Venice, Berlin and Sundance

Our alumni and staff have won a slate of Academy, Golden Globe, Emmy, BAFTA, AACTA and Commercial Radio Awards

Close to 100% employment for our Graduate Diploma in Radio students, year on year, with the country's biggest broadcasters

Since inception, in 1973, AFTRS has launched the careers of over two thousand film, television, radio and new media professionals many of whom are working at the highest levels in the world. Will you be next to join their ranks?

Our Offering

Full-time, or part-time? On campus, or online? Short, or long-form? There's an AFTRS course that's made for you, all you have to do is find it.

Link to Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production

Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production

  • Become a multi-skilled content creator
  • Meet the needs of the creative industries
  • Combine theory and practice
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Link to Master of Arts Screen

Master of Arts Screen

  • One-to-one mentorships with award-winning practitioners
  • Professional placement tailored to your goals
  • Production and development funding to create a portfolio of high-level work
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Link to Graduate Diploma in Radio

Graduate Diploma in Radio

  • Create compelling content for radio and digital platforms
  • Build key industry contacts
  • 98% employment rate after graduating
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Link to Short courses

Short courses

  • All our short course tutors have recent, significant, industry experience
  • Learn with state-of-the-art tools
  • Hands-on learning and outcomes that you can apply, straight away
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