Course Description

The Bachelor of Media and Communication is designed to prepare students for a career in the media, communications and multimedia industries. Students learn about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society. The course links theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively in diverse settings in industry.



This course is delivered through Swinburne Online. Swinburne Online delivers Swinburne University of Technology programs designed to meet the needs of those who are unable to undertake on-campus study. These programs have been specifically designed for online delivery and support. The Bachelor of Media and Communication is designed to provide students with the latest skills and knowledge to prepare them for roles in dynamic, ever changing media and communication industries. The degree takes a strategic approach to media and communication and links theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate in diverse settings within industry. Drawing on a range of media and communication disciplines, the degree seeks to equip students with the knowledge and skills to achieve institutional/organisational objectives. Choose a major in either Advertising, Media Studies or Public Relations.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $19,698 total course cost
International Students: $29,400 per year full-time

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

March, July, November

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.4% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 77.1% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.4% (national average 78.9%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 58.6% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 8.1% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: BA-MCMNS

Entry Requirements



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