Mass Communication (Advertising and Journalism), Bachelor

Mass Communication (Advertising and Journalism), Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
This flexible course provides you with expertise in two professional communication disciplines. You will choose two majors from advertising, journalism, media and communication, public relations and entertainment.

About

As media outlets diversify, expand and fracture into niches, individuals are increasingly immersed in media messages. Organisations grapple with a progressively more complex media environment in order to communicate with consumers in meaningful ways.

This flexible course provides you with expertise in two professional communication disciplines. You will choose two majors from advertising, journalism, media and communication, public relations and entertainment.

Why choose this course?

A breadth of skills across communication disciplines means graduates of this course are attractive to employers seeking to capitalise on new 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 provide some colour with units from other areas of interest.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Year 1

You will explore key concepts driving media and communication industries in the global new economy and be introduced to skills in your chosen professional areas of study including public relations, advertising, media and communication, journalism, and entertainment. You will apply your knowledge to communication activities and exercises which provide insight into the nature and scope of the industry sectors you will work in.

Year 2

Focusing on your major areas of study, you will undertake activities that enable you to apply your rapidly developing communication skills and knowledge of media industries. You will complete projects using industry-standard equipment and software, gaining experience in a range of tasks you will undertake as part of your professional life. You also begin to broaden your skill and knowledge base by selecting from a range of elective units.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    28900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 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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