Course Description

The Bachelor of Media and Communication (Professional) includes a mandatory 12-month paid work placement. You'll benefit from Swinburne’s unique industry partnerships, gain invaluable full-time work experience and earn credit towards your degree.

The course is designed to provide students with the latest skills and knowledge that will prepare them for a variety of roles in the dynamic and ever changing industries associated with media and communication. The degree takes a strategic approach to media and communication and links theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively in diverse settings within industry.

Graduates will be well qualified for roles in settings such as agencies, not-for-profits, government departments, small business and large corporate organisations.



Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $26,264 total course cost
International Students: $29,400 per year full-time

Duration

4 years full time, 8 years part time

Starting dates

March

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

CRICOS Code: 095886D
Swinburne University of Technology Code: BA-MCMPROF

Entry Requirements

2019 Guaranteed Entry ATAR: 80

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.r>r>VCE prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 25 in English (or equivalent) or 30 in English (EAL).r>r>The university may determine selection criteria and restrictions, in respect of courses, to apply in addition to these entry requirements.



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