The Bachelor of Media and Communication focuses on developing key skills in professional communication and media content creation.
Swinburne’s strong industry connections ensure this course links theoretical knowledge with practical, experiential learning relevant to growing areas of employment*.
Learn how the media sector is evolving through an examination of issues such as diversity, the influence of social networking data, ownership and privacy, and automated media and the digital economy.
You’ll also benefit from Swinburne’s partnership with Adobe which gives you free access to, and coaching in, the Adobe Creative Cloud while studying.
This flexible degree will help you prepare you for a career you’ll be passionate about.
You’ll major in at least one area (from a choice of ten options). Then further tailor your degree to suit your interests. There are twenty-four options for a second major or co-major and an even broader selection of minors or single electives.
You may also choose to add a professional internship, international exchange or study tour to your degree.
* The Australian Government’s Job Outlook shows that sectors related to this degree are expecting strong future growth. This includes advertising, public relations, multimedia specialists and media producers. Other sectors, such as journalism and writing, are expecting a future of stable to moderate employment growth.
Selected major: Media Industries
Develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand and prepare for roles in the media environment. Gain experience in making connections with industry.
I’ve had amazing internships with incredible companies. I’m working in an industry placement as a Social Media Response Specialist at Optus. I’ve been able to use the skills learnt in my major, and have worked with the Digital Content team to create content for the Optus website.
Bachelor of Media and Communications (Professional), majoring in Social Media
Studying Cinema and Screen Studies allowed me to critically look at popular film and television and explore the ways in which they have succeeded and why. I have really enjoyed the chance to learn from experienced tutors and lecturers who were constantly there for support and feedback. Getting advice has really helped me to grow as a writer and feel more confident in my own work.
Bachelor of Media and Communication, major in Cinema and Screen Studies
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