Screen Media, Minor (0268)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0268

Previous Code: SM1143.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

The Screen Media minor enables students to develop basic skills in screen media, to complement a diverse range of careers. Areas of study include practical hands-on content creation, camera- and sound-recording, and editing. Students also have the option to develop skills in narrative or documentary content production, animation and visual effects, or immersive (AR/VR) screen media


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Jacki Montgomery

Minor Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points.

Creative Industries Students

Note: Creative Industries students must complete either COMM 1015 Foundations of Media Arts and Production or COMM 1039 Introduction to Screen Media prior to enrolling in the Screen Media major.

Subject Title Credit Points
Autumn session
COMM 1041Screen Media Fundamentals10
Spring session
COMM 1037Digital Narrative10
Autumn session
Select one of the following:10
Narrative: Fictional Screen Media
Documentary: Factual Screen Media
Spring session
Select one of the following:10
Animation and Visual Effects
Episodic Screen Media
Immersive Screen Technologies
Total Credit Points40