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Communications and Media, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Fremantle, Australia
The Bachelor of Communications and Media at The University of Notre Dame Australia degree gives you a solid grounding in all aspects of communications and media, covering everything from traditional print journalism to digital media production. You can also tailor your degree to meet your particular interests in advertising, film and screen production or journalism.
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Overview

Media and communications are an exciting and inescapable part of modern life. With the advent of social media, the 24-hour news cycle and the development of citizen journalism, the traditional media landscape has changed beyond recognition. This has presented new opportunities and avenues of communication for journalists, film makers, advertising agencies and other media practitioners.

A Bachelor of Communications and Media at The University of Notre Dame Australia effectively prepares you for a wide range of jobs. Our degree provides you with a unique opportunity to learn about everything from journalism to scriptwriting and digital communication.

When you enrol in this program, you can expect to gain a thorough grounding in writing, media law and digital communications before moving onto your specialist area – whether that is advertising, film and screen production or journalism. 

Career:

The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Film and television production
  • Project management
  • Public relations
  • Publishing
  • Radio production

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Logos 
  • Academic Writing, Communication and Research
  • Media and Society
  • Media Ethics and Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    84

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 073150D 
  • HSC Performance Band Results with a Band 4 in English, a minimum average of Bands 4s and an overall minimum average HSC mark of 70% in HSC Category A Courses (or Interstate equivalent). Applicants must be eligible for an ATAR or OP; or
  • Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 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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