• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Are you a creative thinker with a flair for communication? Advertising is a rewarding career that can offer you dynamic work all over the country and across the globe. The Bachelor of Communication in Advertising from University of Canberra gives you a strategic edge to meet the challenges facing the rapidly evolving marketing and communications industries.
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Study our Bachelor of Communication in Advertising at University of Canberra and you will:

  • gain a thorough knowledge of marketing communications with a focus on advertising, strategic brand management, and media and client relationships
  • acquire essential skills for work both domestically and internationally
  • explore how advertising works in the era of digital communication with integrated theoretical and practical activities.

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising account executive
  • Advertising/marketing analyst
  • Brand/product manager
  • Communication strategist/planner
  • Copywriter
  • Direct marketing coordinator
  • Fundraising officer
  • Media planner
  • Marketing communication coordinator
  • Marketing/media analyst
  • Promotion coordinator
  • Social media coordinator
  • Sponsorship coordinator
  • Sales coordinator


This course has been submitted for accreditation with the International Advertising Association and the Media Federation of Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Agency-Client Relationships
  • Brand Management 
  • Media Analysis and Buying
  • Advertising Strategy Development 
  • Copywriting and Creative Execution 
  • Advertising Project

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) - Australian Year 12
  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3 - New Zealand Year 13
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
CRICOS Code: 076891J

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 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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