Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008. Search for this in the current handbook
|Year and Campus:||2008|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
ContactStudent and Academic ServicesFaculty of the Victorian College of the Arts234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006Tel: 9685 9419
|Course Overview:|| |
A one year Honours year available after the completion of the Bachelor of Film and Television or equivalent. Students create a major screen production as well as specialising in an area of interest such as cinematography, production management or editing.Honours students will be required to take a strong self directed approach to their studies and to work with their supervisor to develop concepts for both their major screen production or specialization and their minor research thesis. The program is one year of full-time study.
|Objectives:||On completion of the Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours) a student will have acquired the following qualities and skills: |
Entry requirements |
Applicants are required to have satisfactorily completed VCE or Year 12 equivalent with a study score of at least 25 in English.
Applicants are selected on their demonstrated creative potential to undertake the course. The first stage of selection involves two tests
• Writing a three page scenario for a short film
• Creating a visual sequence of nine images, usually photographs or drawings, which tell a story in pictures.
Topics for these tests will be advised to you. Applicants have approximately four weeks to complete these tests. The aim of the tests is to assess the applicant’s creative potential and ability to think clearly and originally in both words and images.
On the basis of these tests a number of applicants will be selected for an interview. At interview applicants are expected to provide further evidence of their suitability by showing examples of their creative output preferably a short film or video as well as describing two hypothetical short programs that they wish to make.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of the Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours), graduates should be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/ftv/|
Download PDF version.