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Postgraduate

A still from 'Cattle' | Dir. Kerinne Jenkins

2019 POSTGRADUATE COURSES

AFTRS has a long and successful history of postgraduate study. The school was established to provide high-level training to creative practitioners and the calibre of our programs has resulted in AFTRS being consistently named among the top 15 film schools in the world by The Hollywood Reporter, the only Australian education institution to make this prestigious list. Graduates of our postgraduate radio courses attract the attention of industry bigwigs, resulting in a nearly 100% employment rate for our students.

AFTRS works closely with industry to ensure its courses are relevant, innovative and future-focused. Postgraduate coursework is informed by industry leaders and delivered to students, who will, in turn, become industry leaders themselves. Our highly skilled graduates are well respected, in demand and exceedingly accomplished. AFTRS alumni have won and been nominated for a slate of Academy, Golden Globe, Emmy, BAFTA, AACTA and Commercial Radio Awards, and are the creative forces behind some of Australia’s most iconic works of radio, television and cinema.

MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN

10 DISCIPLINES

The Master of Arts Screen is a full-time course over two years, designed to fast-track future industry leaders into Head of Department positions. Through an intensive cycle of hands-on workshops, you will gain high-level specialist skills in your discipline. You will apply theoretical ideas to cross-disciplinary exercises, developing a dynamic and multi-faceted skill-set.

Available in ten disciplines, the course culminates in the creation of a major screen project, funded by the school and supported by our world-leading facilities and staff.

Applications for 2020 open in July and close in October.

MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN: BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP

The MA Screen: Business and Leadership provides students with the skills to succeed as leaders in today’s fast-moving screen business environment. Offering a combination of creative leadership and business essentials, this course will teach you the latest approaches to managing creativity and applying leadership principles to your workplace. The MASBL is practical, current and collaborative.

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GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RADIO

A hands-on, highly practical course for tomorrow’s on-air and behind-the-scenes broadcasters. Realise your potential to create and deliver compelling, innovative content for radio and digital platforms. Learn in state of the art digital studios, build key contacts and work alongside industry professionals. Emerge with highly sought after, advanced broadcasting skills and a network of industry contacts. This course produces creative radio professionals capable of contributing to and shaping the broadcast industry. The course is delivered in a supportive and challenging learning environment which will prepare professionals for, and sustain them in, their future roles in the radio and multiplatform broadcasting industries. Graduates are qualified to work in commercial or public radio.