Bachelor of Media and Communication

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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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 prepare you for a career you’ll be passionate about. Select a major from ten options, and then tailor your degree to suit your interests with a second major or co-major and a wide range of minors or electives.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed
Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. In this degree, you’ll work on an industry-linked project relevant to your major area of study. For example, in units Media and Communications Project A and B (MDA30006 and MDA30007), students design and implement a product of their choice e.g. a radio documentary, short story, website, short film, or game. Or, in units Digital Marketing Project 1 and 2 (DIG30001 and DIG30002) students work in teams on a significant digital advertising or marketing project.

* 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.

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.  

Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

Duration

3 Year/s

Full-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210851 (CSP)
  • 3400210853 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design

CRICOS code

088390J


Fees

A$31160 (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.