VIRTUALLY WITH YOU
Hundreds of creatives from all over Australia and the world joined us at the first-ever virtual edition of our annual Postgraduate Information Week, from Monday 6 to Saturday 11 July, for a week-long focus on our Master of Arts Screen (offered in 10 disciplines), Master of Arts Screen: Business and Leadership and Graduate Diploma in Radio (full-time and part-time) programs. They got to know our lecturers, students and alumni, learned about our courses, joined live discussions, took a virtual campus tour, enjoyed work produced at the School, and got some hot tips on how to ace their application for the 2021 intake. Recordings of our live sessions are available to watch here.
Master of Arts Screen: Animation
Master of Arts Screen: Business and Leadership
Master of Arts Screen: Cinematography
Master of Arts Screen: Directing
Master of Arts Screen: Documentary
Master of Arts Screen: Editing
Master of Arts Screen: Music
Master of Arts Screen: Producing
Master of Arts Screen: Production Design
Head of Production Design Igor Nay, on location in the AFTRS set and props-construction workshop, along with lecturer Natalie Beak and graduates Emma Bourke and Laura Anna Lucas, give you a glimpse of the facilities and discuss opportunities available to the Master of Arts Screen: Production Design.
Master of Arts Screen: Screenwriting
Master of Arts Screen: Sound
GOOD CONTENT ON DEMAND
Let current student Joelle Sanounou (Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship recipient) take you on a virtual tour of our world-class facilities, take a seat in our screening room for a showcase of some of the best recent student films and lend us your ears in the AFTRS Radio listening lounge. When you’re ready for more, click over to the Good Content Playlist for a curated selection of student and alumni works, visit our blog for engaging interviews and read the latest AFTRS news, before you head over to YouTube for dozens of top tips, masterclasses and staff picks. If podcasts are more your thing, don’t miss Lumina and Talk Talk.
GET TO KNOW OUR COURSES
MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN (OFFERED IN 10 DISCIPLINES)
Offered in 10 disciplines (Directing, Producing, Editing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Production Design, Animation, Documentary, Sound and Music), the Master of Arts Screen is designed to enable the future creative leaders of the industry and fast-track screen professionals careers.
MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN: BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP
The Master of Arts Screen: Business and Leadership is Australia’s foremost creative screen business course, delivering a high-level, best-practice program in contemporary screen business and creative leadership.
GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RADIO
Offered in full and part-time, The Graduate Diploma in Radio is a hands-on course for emerging broadcasters, podcasters and radio producers. You will learn at an advanced level that the essential elements of good content are communication, storytelling and knowing your audience.
GET TO KNOW OUR HEADS OF DEPARTMENT
ALL THE NITTY GRITTY
6 JUL – Applications open for 2021 intake
6-11 JUL – Postgraduate Information Week
8 AUG – Open Day
10 AUG – Scholarship applications open
31 AUG – Applications close – postgraduate
9 NOV – Applications close – undergraduate
9 NOV – Scholarship applications close
5 JAN – Offer acceptances close
31 JAN – Upfront fee payment deadline
5 FEB – Enrolments close
22-26 FEB – Orientation
HOW TO APPLY
AFTRS’ postgraduate courses are based on entry by merit selection –
- Applicants for an AFTRS award course must satisfy admission requirements.
- Each AFTRS award course has its own specific entry requirements.
- Specific application tasks are to be completed as part of the selection process.
Find out more on eligibility, selection criteria and application tasks here.
FEES & FEE-HELP
There are two options for the payment of fees:
- Up-front Payment
Eligible students may apply for FEE-HELP, the Australian government loan scheme, to pay all or some of their tuition fees. Detailed information concerning eligibility is available on the Study Assist website.
MAS DOMESTIC FEE:
$52,032 ($26,016 P.A.)
GDP DOMESTIC FEE:
$26,016 ($26,016 P.A.)
NB: the proposed Government reforms pertain to the university fee structure. AFTRS is not a university and our courses are not supported by commonwealth funding.
AFTRS domestic fees are frozen at the 2020 fee structure.
International fees will likely be reduced.
To inspire creativity and innovation, we want to work with students from diverse backgrounds. In order to achieve this, we offer a range of scholarships that recognise excellence and assist with the costs associated with higher education. Education is a worthwhile investment in your future, and there are various options to help you reach your study goals.
- Scholarship applications open:
Mon 10 August 2020
- Scholarship applications close:
Mon 9 November 2020
Scholarships on offer for the 2021 intake will be announced in the coming weeks here.
AFTRS’ RESPONSE TO COVID-19
AFTRS is planning to return to full on-campus teaching and production practices in 2021. Should the government reintroduce enforced restrictions, we will adhere to COVID-Safe Guidelines and modify teaching practices accordingly.
The AFTRS Student Centre team will be hosting an information session on student experience and support initiatives. If you have any questions related to fees, FEE-HELP, scholarships, accommodation, or general enquiries about student life, feel free to drop in any time from 1.00 – 2.00 pm on Thursday 9 July. Join the Zoom: https://aftrs.zoom.us/j/96273910900
For all your follow-up questions, reach us by phone 1300 223 877 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.