The Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Business equips students with knowledge and skills essential for a career that encompasses the challenging and dynamic area of media and communication and the business sector.
You'll learn how to think critically and to develop problem-solving skills, research issues and analyse information. Gain an understanding of media and media production, public relations and the impact of design on these specialised areas of communication.
Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, in a Media and Communications Project relevant to your major study area, and an Industry Consulting Project (BUS30009), you'll have the opportunity to apply your learning in professionally focused, industry-linked projects.
Majors for Bachelor of Media and Communication:AdvertisingCinema and Screen StudiesCreative Writing and LiteratureDigital Advertising TechnologyGames and InteractivityJournalismMedia Industries Professional Writing and EditingPublic RelationsSocial Media
Majors for Bachelor of Business:AccountingBusiness AdministrationEntrepreneurship and InnovationFinanceFinancial Planning Human Resource ManagementInformation SystemsLogistics and Supply Chain ManagementManagementMarketingSports Management
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
- Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
- Semester 2 - 2 August 2021
- 3400210861 (CSP)
- 3400210863 (IFP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
A$31360 (annual for 2021)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
Professional Placement Experience
In her double degree, Natalie chose majors in Advertising, and Marketing. Her professional placement with Bendigo Bank gave her a taste of life as a marketing professional and allowed her to put her past three years of study in these areas into practice. She became a stronger strategic decision-maker and successfully built a network. Her professional placement has, as she describes it, formed the highlight of her studies.
Jet-setting your way through uni
From an internship in Barcelona to a study tour in America, Melissa Charalambous has nailed making the most out of her university experience.
Now, she's interned at Zoos Victoria and has also scored a position in a Melbourne marketing agency. By travelling abroad, Melissa has been given amazing opportunities at home.
Swinburne business degrees are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The alumni of AACSB accredited business schools are among the world’s most influential leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs impacting business, government, and non-profit sectors. Only five per cent of business schools worldwide are AACSB accredited.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.