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Communication and Media Studies 

The University of Western Australia

Bachelor On Campus
36 months
Duration
33000 AUD/year
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About

Are you passionate about using your communication skills and engaging with digital media? Explore the theory and practice of the internet, video production, games and professional media writing, and learn more about the history and politics of media messages by taking this Communication and Media Studies major at The University of Western Australia. 

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Overview

Communication and Media Studies is one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving areas of study in today's media-driven world.

About The Course

Communication tools and concepts are transforming the way we think about our identities, relationships and communities, from language to screen, and from emoji to social networks. 

This major provides you with practical communication and digital media skills, along with essential theoretical knowledge, to help you engage with and develop a critical understanding of complex media environments. What we know of the world and how we act in it is critically related to our use of communication technologies, from language to screen, and from text to social networks. 

This  Communication and Media Studies major at The University of Western Australia provides you with practical communication skills along with essential theoretical knowledge and includes training in the use of the latest digital multimedia technology. You will work collaboratively on creative projects and have the opportunity to gain experience in communication technology and media production while critically reflecting on the relationship between communication, media and culture.

Career Pathways

Graduates are highly sought after in areas such as journalism, the media, advertising, public relations, multimedia, public administration, business, government and education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Power, Participation and Meaning 
  • Cultures, New Media and Communications
  • Communication and Mass Media 
  • Digital Media
  • Case Studies in Communication 
  • Media Production Project 
  • Designing Play 
  • Journalism in Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

144 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
64
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 00126G

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

  • All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE): 80
  • Canadian Matriculation (except Quebec): 80
  • Chinese Gao Kao: 80
  • Chinese Unified Examinations (UEC): 80
  • French Baccalauréat: 80
  • GCE or Cambridge Advanced-level Examinations: 80
  • German Abitur: 80
  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE): 80
  • International Baccalaureate: 27

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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.

Due for update

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