The Bachelor of Media and Communication is designed to prepare students for a career in the media, communications and multimedia industries. Students learn about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society. The course links theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively in diverse settings in industry.
Selected major: Creative Writing and Literature
Gain an understanding of creative text and popular culture in literature. Develop models for your own writing and critiquing skills in literature, while exploring subjects such as self and society.
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- Semester 1 - 4 March 2019
- Semester 2 - 5 August 2019
- 3400210851 (CSP)
- 3400210853 (IFP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
A$29400 (annual for 2019)*
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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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