Course Description

This double degree enables students to succeed in today's rapidly changing society in both critical and productive fields.

Students gain knowledge in disciplines such as Historical and Political Studies and Broadcasting and Digital Journalism, or Visual Arts and Screen Production, or Creative and Professional Writing and Public Relations. There are numerous combinations of majors the students can choose from. Engaging in both Arts and Media and Communication broadens students' understanding of themselves, their community and the larger world, as well as providing them with the theoretical and practical dimensions of communication. It is an engaging program leading to a double degree which is internationally recognised in the global marketplace.


4 years full time, 8 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 82.4% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 89.8% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 86.1% (national average 78.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 46.9% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 20.4% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $45,000 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 100540
Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: W62

Entry Requirements

Academic Admission requirements (Band 3)

All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course. The indicative or guaranteed ATAR is as published (where applicable) or academic admission requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
AQF Cert IV, Successfully completed 0. 25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent), Special Tertiary Admissions Test,* University Preparation Course,* Indigenous University Orientation Course,* Aboriginal Student Intake Test, or* Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Guaranteed entry ATAR: 70