A breadth of skills across communication disciplines means graduates of this course are attractive to employers seeking to capitalise on a range of media opportunities.
You can tailor your studies to meet a specific career outcome or broaden your experience to create wider employment options. Electives allow you to include further units in your major study areas, or diversify your studies with units from other areas of interest.
QUT boasts a mix of real-world applications and an established academic reputation. Practical skills are taught within an informed theoretical context by staff actively engaged in leading-edge research.
Opportunities also exist for internships and work placements in a broad range of industry organisations. Students have completed placements with Queensland Investment Corporation, River Living, Flying Arts and Bare Publicity.
Because of the variety offered by this course, graduates obtain employment in a range of occupations across public and private sector organisations. Potential employment opportunities include careers as a public relations specialist, media planner, copywriter, corporate communication consultant, specialist journalist, media production specialist, media adviser or event manager. Pathways are also available for honours and professional or research postgraduate studies.Professional recognitionDepending on the choice of majors, graduates of the Bachelor of Mass Communication may satisfy the academic requirements for membership of the Advertising Institute of Australia or the Society of Business Communicators.
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
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.Schedule IELTS
Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:
We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).
StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.