• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Communication (Digital and Social Media) degree at the University of Technology Sydney introduces students to key debates around the role of social media in everyday life and focuses on developing innovative and analytical solutions to problems through the use of digital and social media.  
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Overview

The rapidly evolving digital communications industries require practitioners who are technologically literate, culturally sophisticated, innovative and resourceful. 

The Communication (Digital and Social Media) degree at the University of Technology Sydney  offers a comprehensive introduction to digital and social media as a social phenomenon and future career pathway.  

The degree is one of first media degrees in Australia to specifically focus on social media, is taught by content experts and industry practitioners and is well-recognised within industry. Graduates are technologically literate, analytically sophisticated, innovative and resourceful.

Careers

Career options include social media manager, UX/UI designer, digital campaign manager, prototype designer, digital entrepreneur, policy analyst, digital content producer, digital marketing specialist, and communications officer.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Citizenship and Communication
  • Digital Literacies 
  • Communicating Difference
  • Engagement, Participation, Gamification
  • Communication and Cultural Industries and Practices
  • Digital Communities
  • Digital Futures

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 087738E 

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    749 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 749 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).

Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 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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