• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
If you love sports and telling stories in equal measure, then Communication and Media - Sports Media from University of Canberra is for you. You’ll explore the media’s role in the reporting of sport and its influence on Australian society and the broader global context.
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Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

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Throughout this highly practical media course you’ll learn how to research, produce and present sports stories in text, visual and audio formats for mobile, online, social, broadcast and print media. You’ll also report on ‘live’ sporting events that often captivate the nation and the world, interview elite athletes and coaches, and host your own podcast and TV panel show.

Study a Bachelor of Communication and Media - Sports Media from University of Canberra and you will:

  • evaluate the public interest and cultural importance of sports journalism
  • produce insightful and engaging reporting that demonstrates an understanding of the Australian and global sporting landscape
  • instinctively adapt sports journalism concepts and skills to diverse media and corporate environments
  • critically apply knowledge and judgement in the production of multimedia sports content in fast-paced environments.

Career opportunities

  • Sports journalist (newspaper, magazine, radio, television and online)
  • Digital media producer
  • Sports communications officer
  • Sports marketing officer
  • Sports editor
  • Media adviser

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orientation (Communication and Media)
  • Professional Practice: Work Integrated Learning
  • The Art and Power of Communication 
  • Digital Media Fundamentals
  • Producing Credible Communication 
  • Engaging Audiences
  • Professional Evidence (Communication and Media)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

CRICOS Code: 095569F

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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Domestic: Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)

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.

Funding

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