Bachelor of Film and Video

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Bachelor of Film and Video

What is a Bachelor of Film and Video?

A Bachelor of Film and Video provides the essential knowledge, skills and experience to work in visual storytelling and post-production, creating content for film, TV, games and advertising. Video is the most consumed media across all industries – from cinemas to boardrooms to our phones – and these skills open doors to a wide variety of careers.

This course also offers a thorough education in post-production workflows focusing on video editing, colour grading, sound and motion graphic design to open up employment opportunities. You'll learn to connect practical professional practice skills with the study of film, television and media theory. The course also incorporates industry-informed briefs, industry mentors, client projects, internship opportunities and study of emerging areas of motion design practice to fully prepare you for a career in the industry or further specialised study.


Learning outcomes

  • Learn to craft video storytelling concepts from scratch.
  • Plan and design for the best production outcomes in advance.
  • Work through real-world briefs and industry-standard creative processes.
  • Acquire flexible skills in motion graphic design, editing and post-production.
  • Explore the rich fields of sound design and visual effects.

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence

You'll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you're studying Design with us.

Study mode
On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Course duration
3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
20 Feb 2023
18 Sep 2023

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd T/A Billy Blue College of Design.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Master industry-standard software
Learn the equipment, software and film production processes used by leading studios.

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Designed to fit in with you
With a range of electives on offer, you can tailor your course to work towards your career goals.

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Work-Integrated Learning
Gain practical experience working with clients on industry briefs as part of your course.
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Career opportunities

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Film and Video you’ll be prepared to work in leading digital media firms, TV stations and media production companies as a Videographer, Storyboard Artist or Post-Production Editor.

Potential career paths

  • Videographer
    Average salary: $83,000 - $111,000
  • Digital Producer
    Average salary: $80,000 - $115,000
  • Colour Grader
    Average salary: $50,000 - $60,000
  • Concept Artist
    Average salary: $40,000 - $122,000
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of eight core subjects, 12 specialisation subjects and four elective subjects.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising three hours of facilitated study and seven hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives


Complete three core subjects and four specialised subjects.

Core subjects

  • Design Context | DCX101
  • Camera and Capture | ICC100
  • Motion Design | DIG104A
  • Design Studio 1 | DSO102
  • Psychology of Moving Image | PMI100
  • Beyond the Creative Industries | BCI100
  • Design Studio 2 | DSO103


Complete three core subjects and four specialised subjects.

Core subjects

  • Design Studio 3 | DSO201
  • Live Action Production (Pre-requisite DIG104A) | DMD200A
  • Motion Graphic Design | MGD200
  • Problem Based Learning Studio | PBL202
  • Narrative Production | NPR200
  • Post Production Fundamentals | PPF200
  • Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver | DDD203


Complete two core subjects and four specialised subjects.

Core subjects

  • Social Enterprise | DSGN6031
  • Advanced Video Production | AVP300
  • Persuasive Media Production | PMP300
  • Major Project | CDM301A
  • Work Integrated Learning | WIL302
  • Portfolio | CDM303A


Choose four electives.

Elective subjects

  • Data Visualisation | CIN100A
  • Message, Meaning, Media | CDC200A
  • Typographic Systems | CTY201A
  • Culture of Change | CDC300A
  • Packaging and Branding | CPK301A
  • Business by Design | CDC301A
  • Digital Design Foundations | DGDDD100
  • Visual Language of Design | DGDVL100
  • Typography | DGDTY100
  • Publishing and Media | DGDPM100
  • Symbols and Branding | DGDSB100
  • Finished Art (pre-requisite DGDDD100 Digital Design Foundations) | DGDFA100
  • Form and Insight | DGDFI200
  • 2D Asset Creation | ACR101
  • 3D Asset Creation | ACR103
  • Game Design Principles | GDP102
  • Game Production Foundation | GPF104
  • Game Studies | GST201
  • Animation | ANI203
  • Advanced 3D Asset Creation | AAC202
  • Game Development PlayStation | GDP204
  • Animation Principles | ANP100
  • Hard Surface and Environment Modelling | HSE200
  • Procedural Geometry and Workflow | PGW200
  • Real Time Animation Production | RTA300
  • Interaction Design | DIG103A
  • JavaScript Fundamentals | JSF100
  • Content Management Systems | CMS200
  • Python Fundamentals | PYF200
  • Web App Development | WAD200
  • UX Fundamentals | UXF200
  • Component Library Development | CLD300
  • Advanced UX Applications | AUX300
  • Lighting and Look Development | LLD300
  • Digital Portfolio and Showreel | DPS100
  • Camera and Capture | ICC100
  • Digital Imaging | IDI100
  • Light and Lighting | ILL100
  • Visual Language of Photography | IVL100
  • Domestic Portraiture | IDP100
  • Post-production | IPP100
  • Folio | IFO100
  • Media and Documentary | IMD100
  • Commercial Photography | ICO200
  • Ideas and Innovation in Design | BID102A
  • Spatial Environment Design | SED101
  • 3D Modelling for Spatial Projects | MSP102
  • Design Systems and Planning | BID201A
  • Emerging Design Technologies (Commercial) | IDC206A
  • Theories of Space and Place 2 | IDR206A
  • Environment Design 2 (Residential) | IDR202A
  • Emerging Design Technologies (Residential) | IDR301A
  • Construction and CAD | DCC100
  • CAD and Visualisation | DCV100
  • Bespoke Decoration | DBD100
  • Fashion Illustration | FA101A
  • Introduction to Shape and Form (Co-requisite FA108A) | FA107A
  • Fashion vs Clothing | FA106A
  • Digital Print Design and Print Theory | FA202A
  • International Fashion Systems (Pre-requisite FA106A) | FA201A
  • Maths 1 | MAT101
  • Introduction to Software Engineering | ISE102
  • Algorithms and Data Structures (Pre-requisite ISE102) | ADS103
  • Maths 2 | MAT102
  • 2D Game Programming | GPR103
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems (Pre-requisite MAT101 & ISE102) | CAO107
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics | ICG202
  • Artificial Intelligence and Physics for Games | AIP201
  • Project Based Learning Studio: Technology | PBT205
  • 3D Graphics Programming | GPR202
  • Networking and Database Systems | NDS203
  • Rapid Game Prototype | RGP204
  • Creative Enterprises | CEN207
  • Data Mining and Visualisation | DMV302
  • Microservices Architecture (Pre-requisite ISE102) | MSA106
  • Introduction to Data Science | IDS201
  • Human Centred Design | HCD402
  • Concepts in Artificial Intelligence | CAI104
  • Probabilities and Statistics | PST107
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence | AAI202
  • Classification and Regression | CLR204
  • Machine Learning Principles | MLP301
  • Natural Language Processing and Speech Recognition | NLP303
  • Deep Learning | DLE305
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing | ICC104
  • Introduction to DevOps | IDO107


Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

The big difference at Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is that you’ll start working in the design industry from day one – gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and making industry connections.
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International


Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.


Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP


If you are truly passionate about Design and Creative Technology, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of Design and Creative Technology scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the Design and Creative Technology industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent

OR Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification

OR Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways


Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.


We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent and
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?

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