Bachelor Blended

Media and Communication (Social Media)

Swinburne University of Technology

36 months
29400 AUD/year
14500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Media and Communication (Social Media) from the Swinburne University of Technology  is designed to prepare students for a career in the media, communications and multimedia industries.   


Students learn about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society. 

The Bachelor of Media and Communication (Social Media) from the Swinburne University of Technology course links theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively in diverse settings in industry.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Media and Communication, graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge, conceptual understanding, technical skills and expertise in the broad field of media and communication
  • formulate arguments that draw on and critique the differences between relevant theories and evidence as they pertain to the field of media and communication
  • exercise initiative and judgment in planning, problem-solving and decision-making in professional practice and/or scholarship, individually and in collaboration with others
  • demonstrate critical analysis, creativity and problem-solving in relation to a range of media and communication activities and processes
  • recognise and reflect on social, cultural, legal and ethical issues relating to media and communication industries in local and international contexts
  • apply a broad understanding of an audience through interpreting and communicating ideas, problems and arguments in a range of media and communication contexts and formats, using the English language
  • reflect critically on their performance and/or scholarship and use this to improve their own creative and productive outcomes
  • apply research methodology relevant to the field of media and communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation Cultures: Perspectives on Science and Technology 
  • Netvvorked Selves 
  • Digital Communities 
  • The Media in Australia 
  • Sports/Advertising/Media 
  • Media end Communications Project   
  • Researching Social Media Publics 
  • Media Analytics end Visualisation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


300 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code- 088390J

  • Swinburne offers English language courses that can help you meet the minimum English language requirement for study. On successful completion of English for Academic Purposes at Swinburne, you may be granted direct entry to your chosen degree, diploma or certificate provided you also meet other (academic) entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    14500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 AUD per year during 36 months.

National fee is Commonwealth supported

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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