Edith Cowan University ECU

Master of Screen Studies

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Provides students with industry-level skills, a show-reel of production work and a strong analytical and theoretical foundation relating to digital screen production. Students are able to pursue a major area of specialisation from the following fields: producing, directing, screenwriting, cinematography, sound and editing. Students may also select secondary areas of specialisation. The course offers expert teaching by leading industry practitioners as tutors, mentors and guests. The course includes the professional production of six short dramas and documentaries, client-based projects and a web-series. The course also offers introduction to VR and feature film production, and a pathway to further post-graduate research. A unique feature of the program is the relationship with the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Students in the WAAPA acting department feature in Screen Academy productions, and the WAAPA costume, design, sound and music composition departments contribute to the productions.


180 Credit Points.

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to provide a personal statement. A detailed CV should also be provided. Additionally applicants must attend an interview, and provide a showreel, and have completed a related undergraduate degree or equivalent 3 years industry experience, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can provide a folio.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Lawley International: $70,125 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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