Undergraduate study in Media and Screen Studies

Learn about your undergraduate study options for Media and Screen Studies.

What can you study in Media and Screen Studies?

As part of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media and Screen Studies, you can study topics such as:

  • Film studies
  • Media and culture
  • Action film
  • Mockumentary
  • Horror media
  • Comics
  • Video games
  • Visual culture
  • Social media
  • Popular music
  • Eco-media
  • Writing screen stories
  • Filmmaking

Structuring your major in Media and Screen Studies

You can take a major in Media and Screen Studies as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

Enrolling in Stage I courses

You should take MEDIA 101 Film Studies and MEDIA 102 Media and Culture. These core courses explore fundamental concepts in Media and Screen Studies, and will enable you to enrol in Stage II courses.


Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Media and Screen Studies. You would normally take Stage I courses in your first year, Stage II in your second and Stage III in your third.

Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the Media and Screen Studies major:

  • MEDIA 101 and MEDIA 102
  • Two courses from MEDIA 202-241
  • Two courses from MEDIA 307-341

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

Our friendly staff will provide you with advice on planning your degree and enrolling in your courses at Student Hubs.

If you would like to find out more about studying Media and Screen Studies, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.