36 months
43500 AUD/year
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This Media and Communication - Advertising Major degree from Swinburne Online will help you to create commercial content with clout. 

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As one of the very few universities to offer an online advertising degree, Swinburne Online  gives you the opportunity to learn from industry leaders. You will understand how to design, create and deliver content and campaigns with impact and gain the practical skills you need to excel in a range of roles in the dynamic and ever-changing advertising industry.

This Media and Communication - Advertising Major degree from Swinburne Online has a special focus on digital advertising and will equip you with the tools to excel in digital and traditional copywriting; online advertising trends; planning online and traditional campaigns, and communication strategy.

The graduates are ready to work in a diverse range of settings, including agencies, large corporate organisations, small businesses, not-for-profit and government departments.

Career opportunities 

Advertising Manager

  • Plan, organise, direct and control advertising, public relations, sales and marketing activities within an organisation.

Advertising Coordinator

  • Plan and implement strategic advertising for all types of advertising channels.

Advertising Artist

  • Create visual communication for use in advertisements on digital devices and traditional media.

Commercial Producer

  • Develop television commercials and viral videos on behalf on a diverse range of clients.

Communications Consultant

  • Become the internal and external voice for a brand.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Advertising
  • Advertising Issues: Regulations, Ethics and Cultural Considerations
  • Concept Development and Copywriting
  • Advertising, Media Planning and Purchasing
  • Advertising Management and Campaigns Project
  • Learning and Communicating Online 
  • Professional Communication Practice
  • Professional Practice: Client and Agency Management
  • Media Content Creation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00111D 

Non-Year 12 entry

  • Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees) or equivalent. Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.
  • Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

Year 12 entry

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43500 AUD per year during 36 months.


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