36 months
33081 AUD/year
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The Media and Communication degree from University of Tasmania provides several units to design and produce projects, such as documentaries, podcasts or brand communication so you graduate with a portfolio of work to show future employers.

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Behind-the-scenes, our teaching staff are pursuing world-leading research in areas, including environmental communication, and working as award-winning broadcasters, journalists and filmmakers. Through these connections, you can meet with visiting thought-leaders through The Media School Seminar Series or find the perfect industry placement.

Through access to exclusive creative collaborations with Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre and Performance students you will build close creative networks, test working relationships, and leverage your accomplishments to generate future opportunities. Find yourself working with Tasmania’s unique festival scene, creatively solving real client briefs, or soaking up inspiration together on a field trip overseas.

Media and communications graduates are sought by many industries looking for people to tell their stories and communicate their ideas. Your degree has the added flexibility to choose units from across the University, so you can develop complementary skills in creative writing, music, photography, design, and marketing or explore enhance your understanding in international relations and politics, or the blue and green sciences.

The Media and Communication degree from University of Tasmania offers 6 first-year units that use practice-based and vocationally oriented learning as a way to introduce students to the various approaches, genres, and professional applications of media and communication. Students will identify and explore the key theoretical problems and complexities, and encounter challenges and opportunities in contemporary media and communication studies.


The ability to make, analyse and research media opens doors to a wide range of creative and exciting occupations across all industries. These are some of the top careers projected to grow in the next five years.

  • 9.2% Multimedia specialists
  • 21.7% Advertising and Marketing professionals
  • 15.8% Public Relations professionals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Relations
  • Screen Cultures
  • Media, Self, Identity 
  • News and Journalism
  • Global Media Industries
  • Making Media: Filming, Editing and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • It is recommended that international students should apply at least 3 months prior and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to the start date.


300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 102912M 

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students” section of the entry requirements on this page.

You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

  • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
  • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33081 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 99244 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay. 

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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