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Bachelor On Campus

Communication and Media Studies

The University of Western Australia

36 months
33000 AUD/year
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This Communication and Media Studies major from The University of Western Australia provides you with practical training in communication and digital media skills alongside essential theoretical knowledge, to teach you how to be an effective and powerful communicator.  

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Our students are trained to understand all aspects of media production, from the technical processes of filming, editing and designing to the economic and ethical issues that underlie media production in the digital era. We don’t just teach students how to ‘do’ media and communication work but also how to analyse, critique and create as a powerful communicators.  

By engaging students in a wide variety of practical tasks we develop their ability to manage projects, work in teams and solve complex problems. Students are also trained in essential communication skills such as presenting and writing. 

However, getting students into great work is only the start of the story. The goal of the Communication and Media Studies major from The University of Western Australia is to help our students become versatile, responsible and creative communicators who will go on to make valuable and positive contributions to our world. If you think that sounds good to you, please join us.  

Career Pathways

Graduates are highly sought-after in areas such as content creation, journalism, advertising, marketing, public relations, multimedia production, public administration, UX design, analysis, government and education. Our recent graduates have gone on to succeed in government, corporate and political communication roles, journalism, film production, media research, marketing, public relations, strategic communication, public service, teaching, event management and promotions, information management, campaign management, web design, game design, professional photography and a wide range of other rewarding careers. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Power, Participation and Meaning 
  • Cultures, New Media and Communications
  • Media Influence 
  • Digital Media 
  • Media Production Project
  • Designing Play 
  • Journalism and Strategic Communication
  • Television and Video Production 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 003005D

CRICOS Code: 068916E

  • Chinese Gao Kao


  • Chinese Unified Examinations (UEC)


  • French Baccalauréat


  • GCE or Cambridge Advanced-level Examinations


  • German Abitur


  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE)


  • International Baccalaureate


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 99000 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.

National Commonwealth supported students: $8,747.06

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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