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Global Media and Communication, BCommun

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #571 (QS) Perth, Australia
Navigate and equip yourself with all the communication and creative skills you need to succeed in an ever-changing global media industry with this Global Media and Communication from Murdoch University.
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Is your dream career in a communication or media role? In this Global Media and Communication from Murdoch University, you’ll develop new skills and gain experience as you analyse both traditional and digital media texts, learn about the power of communication and its impact on society and culture, and develop research skills that enable you to examine global media issues, cultural and media policies, and audience behaviour.

You will also have the chance to work on a communication project or take on a professional internship placement, to give you on-the-job, real world experience.


Just about every profession recognises the value of excellent written and spoken communication skills and the practical skills obtained from this degree can be used to build the profile and operational functions of a number of industries, large and small. Some of the examples of the industries you could work in include media, advertising and marketing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Learning: Managing Your Career.
  • Thinking Communication
  • Social Media
  • Critical Web Literacy
  •  Building Enterprise Skills 
  •  Real World Learning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • GCE A Levels:
  • Minimum of 6 points taken from the best 2 or 3 subjects where A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 (AS Levels are equivalent to half points e.g. A=2.5, B=2 etc.) or higher
    • International Baccalaureate :(IB) Diploma
    Total score of 24 or higher
    • Minimum Selection Rank (WA/ACT/NSW/NT/SA/TAS/VIC):
  • CRICOS Code: 095508G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29713 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29713 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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