Bachelor of Media and Communication

with a major in Games and Interactivity

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Media and Communication, students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • 4 Core units of study (50 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from one of the following Media and Communication majors: Advertising, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Digital Advertising Technology, Games and Interactivity, Journalism, Media Industries, Public Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media (100 credit points)
  • 12 units of study (150 credit points) comprising of a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives

Students must not complete more than 125 credit points at Introductory level. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternative.

Students also have an opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Professional Placement.

Professional Placements

Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process. International students may be eligible for a Professional Placement where a relevant Professional degree exists.

International students who successfully gain a placement through the selection process will be required to change courses to the relevant Professional degree, in order to complete a placement and should consider any visa and extended study duration implications prior to applying.

Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising:

  • 4 Core units of study (50 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from one of the following Media and Communication majors: Advertising, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Digital Advertising Technology, Games and Interactivity, Journalism, Media Industries, Public Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media (100 credit points)
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points)
  • 10 units of study (125 credit points) comprising of a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives

Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 337.5 credit points comprising:

  • 4 Core Units of Study (50 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from one of the following Media and Communication majors: Advertising, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Digital Advertising Technology, Games and Interactivity, Journalism, Media Industries, Public Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media (100 credit points)
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points)
  • 11 units of study (137.5 credit points) comprising of a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives.