Advertising Coordinator, Advertising Manager, Advertising Executive, Media Buyer, Copywriter, Advertising Executive, Marketing Officer, Broadcaster, Online Reporter, Producer, Presenter, DJ, Artistic Director, Designer, Journalist, Online Reporter, Press Secretary, Film Critic, Researcher, Writer, Media Critic, Media Commentator, PR Consultant, Public Relations Manager, Communications Officer, Cinematographer,
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.
Bachelor of Communications students can study unitsets in the following disciplines as part of this course:
* Creative Services
* Mass Communication
* Media and Cultural Studies
* Public Relations
* Screen Studies
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The Bachelor of Communications aims to provide graduates with a range of Communications skills, and to prepare them for work in Communications professions. Students specialise by taking either one or two majors from a choice of:
Media & Cultural Studies
The course studies both theoretical and practical elements of Communications.
The Bachelor of Communications degree is a 24 unit, 360 credit point, three year full-time award which may be studied in part-time mode.
The degree has three main components:
1.a foundation program of four units and four electives, completed in first year
2.a Major program consisting of eight units in a specialised area (listed above)
3.a supplementary program consisting of eight units comprising:
*a second Major from the Bachelor of Communications
*a Minor study, plus electives;
*an elective program of eight units.
Whatever pattern students choose:
normally no more than ten of the units studied should be at first year level;
at least four units must be at third year level;
the Screen Studies major is only available to Screen Academy students.
Students must complete the following core units:
Unit Description Points
CMM1101 Reading Media Texts 15
CMM1108 Communications and Digital Technology 15
CMM1109 Cyberculture Studies 15
CMM1113 Media and Social Context 15
Students must complete 60 credit points from the following:
Unit Description Points
CCA1103 Creativity: Theory, Practice and History 15
CMM1104 Writing for the Media 15
CMM1105 Study Skills 15
CMM1112 Communication Strategies 15
FAV1101 Introduction to Digital Video 15
IMM1121 Digital Photomedia 15
IMM1122 Publishing on the World Wide Web 15
PHO1105 Photo Work 15
Elective 1 from outside school (15 credit points)
Elective 2 from outside school (15 credit points)
Year Two / Year Three Units
In the second year, students embark on their Major programs. Major programs consist of 120 credit points worth of study. Students must complete one or two Major programs within the School of Communications & Contemporary Arts.