University Pathways

The Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015) and the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615) offer its graduates pathways into further studies or training programmes.

Listed below are current agreements with Education Providers for further studies. These pathways allow graduates to gain entry into a course and/or credit points (Advanced Standing) towards their studies. Numerous graduates have entered into other vocational  studies, University Bachelor or Masters Degrees.


Advanced Standing into second year in The University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts, Bachelor of Visual Arts In Screen:

Applicants from Sydney Film School are eligible for advanced standing into the second year of the Bachelor of Visual Arts, in Screen on the basis of the successful completion of the Sydney Film School Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015), inclusive of the Thesis Project or Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615).

Normal Sydney College of the Arts admission requirements regarding portfolios and interviews still apply. 



Sydney Film School (SFS) and ESEC Exchange:
ESEC Film School in Paris offers an exciting exchange for either a period of six months, a place in the ESEC Film documentary Section, or for a period of four months, a place in the Director's Section.

Sydney Film School Students must have completed their Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615) to apply for the exchange.

SFS Graduates wishing to apply must meet the ESEC selection criteria. The graduate must meet the level of proficiency in the French Language. The Exchange graduate may additionally, at the end of an internship with ESEC, obtain an official degree from ESEC, which is equivalent to a Bachelor of Fine Arts. No tuition fees will be charged for the agreed period of study.

The SFS graduate is responsible for travel and living costs. Wherever possible, SFS and ESEC will assist the SFS graduate in finding accommodation, orientation and welfare services.  The SFS graduate is responsible for their study visa application.