Screen Production Major* - Bachelor of Communication Studies

Fascinated by moving image and storytelling? A career in screen production can offer great opportunities for you.

Today's consumers have many viewing choices, and TV and screen production professionals have to be versatile, adaptable, creative and technically competent to succeed.

You develop the practical skills to produce programmes for large, medium or small screens. Our students are well-known for their skills in pre-production, production and post-production within television and screen production.


This is part of the Bachelor of Communication Studies.

Most papers last one semester and are worth 15 points. Students must complete 120 points each year (360 points for the entire degree).

Year 1

You study the following papers:

Year 2

You study the following papers:

You also complete papers from your second major and your chosen minor(s).

Year 3

Complete 60 points from:

You also complete papers from your second major and your chosen minor(s).

The programme structure outlined above is currently subject to CUAP approval
Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers

  • Camera operator
  • Content creator
  • Director
  • Producer or production manager
  • Promotions manager
  • Reporter
  • Researcher
  • Television presenter or programmer
  • Writer
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TV and Screen Production Careers

Key features
  • AUT alumni are leaders in film, TV and screen production around the world
  • One of the best TV studio facilities in New Zealand
  • Access to the latest digital field equipment
  • Includes a major practical project
See yourself as
  • A thought starter
  • Creative
  • Well organised
  • A self-starter
  • Logical
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The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.