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Film and Television Studies

Bachelor of Arts

This major introduces you to the history, theory, and criticism of film and television.

Explore the commerce and aesthetics of film and television across cultures and history.

Critically analyse film and television style, and examine new industry and artistic trends ushered in by digital media.

Graduate opportunities include careers in education, festivals and events, publicity, marketing, film culture, screen corporations and film distributors.


1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2024

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Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Marketing coordinator
  • Content creator
  • Video producer
  • Studio executive
  • Television program director
  • Arts critic

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to Film & Television Studies
  • Multimedia
  • Media and Society
  • Film and Television History

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