The University of Melbourne

Master of Film and Television

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Film and Television offers you intensive, studio-based training in writing, directing, and editing of your own productions, with complementary studies in research methods, screen language, and technical crewing.Across two years you will write, direct and edit three films in your chosen specialisation. The film duration and production parameters are extended as you move through the course and are aimed at facilitating the development of your unique, creative voice as a screen director.The course features studio-based intensive classes with a range of industry guest lecturers, as well as regular ‘insiders’ Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers. In addition to directing your own projects, you will be required to crew on your peer group productions, a process that develops creative collaboration and effective communication skills as a director. This production experience is crucial to providing you with the skills and confidence to maintain your directorial vision within the challenging environment of film and television production.

Designed for

Film and television students


This is a 200 credit point program.


  • Documentary
  • Narrative

Standard entry requirements

  • The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant's ability to pursue the course successfully using the following criteria: either
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification
  • Or At least six years of documented relevant work experience related to film and television, with evidence of artistic ability and achievement or practice comparable to that expected of undergraduate degree holders in relevant disciplines. and a selection test that may include both visual and written elements or a folio of past work.

Study pathways

The Graduate Diploma of Film and Television is an exit qualification for students who have successfully completed the first 100 points of the program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $59,761
International: $85,608
  • Full-time : 2 years

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