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OPEN DAY

On Saturday 14 August we held our annual Open Day. If you were unable to join us, you can catch up on the day with recordings of every session. Learn about the program offerings of Australia’s premier screen and broadcast school: Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production, Graduate Diploma in Radio and Podcasting, Master of Arts Screen (Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound Design, Music, Documentary, Animation) and Master of Arts Screen: Business.

Get to know our lecturers, students and alumni, watch a Welcome to Country by our Elder-in-Residence, Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor, join live chats and panel discussions, take a virtual campus tour, enjoy work produced at the school, and get some tips on how to ace your application for the 2022 intake.

 

CATCH UP

 

THE STORYTELLERS’ STORIES

Our multi-skilled content creators have a passion for telling stories that are powerful, unique and Australian. They are establishing themselves as the formidable next generation of creatives. This magazine offers a snapshot of their success stories, accounts of their personal experiences, examples of their work, and advice for their soon-to-be successors: you.

 

GOOD CONTENT ON DEMAND

Let current Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production 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, get a peek behind the scenes of AFTRS’ postgraduate programs with The Insiders series, 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 tipsmasterclasses and staff picks. If podcasts are more your thing, don’t miss Talks@AFTRSLumina and Talk Talk.

Virtual Tour

Screening Room

Listening Lounge

The Insiders

 

 

GET TO KNOW OUR COURSES

Applications are now open for the Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production (deadline: 6 October 2021), Master of Arts Screen (deadline: 30 August 2021), the Master of Arts Screen: Business (deadline: 29 Octover 2021), and the Graduate Diploma in Radio and Podcasting (deadline: 1 November 2021). Learn more about our programs and apply before the cutoff.

Link to BACHELOR OF ARTS SCREEN: PRODUCTION
BACHELOR OF ARTS SCREEN: PRODUCTION

Screen stories are changing the world. From YouTube to Netflix and global cinema releases, they are shaping the way we think and feel about the world around us. There has never been such demand for screen content, and the AFTRS Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production aims to give you the knowledge and skills to seize this opportunity.

Link to GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RADIO
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.

Link to MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN (OFFERED IN 10 DISCIPLINES)
MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN (OFFERED IN 10 DISCIPLINES)

Offered in 10 disciplines (Directing, Producing, Editing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Production Design, Animation, Documentary, Sound Design and Music), the Master of Arts Screen is designed to enable the future creative leaders of the industry and fast-track screen professionals careers.

Link to MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN: BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP
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.

 

GET TO KNOW OUR BA SUBJECT LEADERS

At AFTRS, you get access to world-class educators with extensive industry experience, who are actively contributing to the Australian story. Meet the people who will support and shape your learning at the School – their credits are impressive.

 

ASK US ANYTHING

AFTRS BA Course Leader Joe Hepworth, Head of Research Susan Danta, and Head of Radio Fyona Smith answer all your burning questions about our world-class programs.

Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production

Graduate Diploma in Radio

Master of Arts Screen

 

ALL THE NITTY GRITTY

KEY DATES

2021

5 JUL – 2022 applications open
12-15 JUL – Postgraduate Information Week
14 AUG – Open Day
30 AUG – Master of Arts Screen applications close
6 SEP – Master of Arts Screen: Business round one applications close
6 OCT – Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production applications close
29 OCT – Master of Arts Screen: Business round two applications close
1 NOV – Graduate Diploma in Radio and Podcasting applications close

HOW TO APPLY

AFTRS’ 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 AND FEE-HELP

There are two options for the payment of fees:

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.

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.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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 for the 2022 intake are now open. Read more.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

AFTRS currently welcomes international students for the Master of Arts Screen (offered in 10 disciplines) only.

Find out more here.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

The AFTRS building is temporarily closed. We are closely monitoring the current situation, along with government guidelines and regulations to protect the health of our students, staff and the wider AFTRS community.

Learn more here.

CONTACT US

For all your follow-up questions, reach us by phone 1300 223 877 or email info@aftrs.edu.au.

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