Bachelor of Media in Communication and Journalism at University of New South Wales, Australia

The Bachelor of Media will equip you to communicate effectively and ethically in the media industry of today (Communication and Journalism). You will build a range of professional abilities as you master multi-platform storytelling approaches, from devising digital communication strategies to producing audio-visual news stories.

Description

The Bachelor of Media will equip you to communicate effectively and ethically in the media industry of today (Communication and Journalism). 


You will build a range of professional abilities as you master multi-platform storytelling approaches, from devising digital communication strategies to producing audio-visual news stories. 


In order to lead others, handle difficult problems, and work in a worldwide industry, you are required to sharpen your writing skills as well as your assertiveness, creativity, and strategic communication skills. 


Throughout the program, you will engage in cutting-edge communication techniques and be exposed to the corporate cultures of modern manufacturing. 


Additionally, this curriculum will inspire you to explore creative and effective approaches to creating and assessing media texts in these fields. 


You will critically examine the ways in which society and its various discourses—business, governments, markets, consumer cultures, value systems—are mediated by and molded by vocational skills. 


After you graduate, you'll be a skilled developer and analyst of a variety of modern, cutting-edge journalism and communication techniques.

What you will study

The Bachelor of Media in Communication & Journalism requires 24 courses and can be completed in three years of full-time study.


The program includes:

  1. 9 Media Core courses

  2. 3 Communication and Journalism core courses

  3. 4 Media/Journalism electives

  4. 2 Arts and Social Sciences electives

  5. 6 Electives / general education courses

Learning Outcomes

  1. Show entrepreneurship, initiative, adaptability, and originality in your journalism and communication practices.

  1. Put media studies in the framework of journalism and communication.

  1. Critically analyze problems and come up with creative fixes in the context of communication and journalism.

  1. Produce, examine, and assess journalism and communication writing

  1. Join a global network of media professionals and successfully collaborate there.

  1. Use morally upstanding procedures that are founded on an awareness of the cultural diversity of media audiences, media types, and delivery situations.

  1. To create effective communication and journalism pieces, one must find, evaluate, and apply relevant information.

Career Opportunities

Your practical commercial expertise and academic understanding will give you a competitive advantage in the emerging media sectors. Our graduates have built prosperous media careers and have experienced great success, including:

  1. Journalist 

  2. Editor, Media 

  3. Account Executive 

  4. Social Media Manager 

  5. Website Content Manager 

  6. Internal Communications Specialist 

  7. Media Relations Advisor 

  8. Digital Producer

  9. Communications Officer 

  10. Corporate Communications

Admission Requirements

Your potential for success is not only based on your ATAR, so we provide a choice of entry pathways to institutions. Explore your options below and contact one of our future student counselors to discuss your path to UNSW.


This program is open to Year 11 and Year 12 students who attend Gateway schools. The ATAR criteria for your preferred UNSW degree are significantly reduced, and you receive an early conditional offer from UNSW.

English Language Requirements

In order to study at UNSW, you may be required to provide proof of English proficiency, depending on your educational history and citizenship. UNSW demands a minimum level of English language competency for enrolment since English language skills are crucial for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments, and exams.


If you're studying for an Australian Year 12 certificate, you don't need to provide any additional evidence of your competence (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent). Your diploma will be used to prove your English language proficiency.


It will be mentioned in your application if proof of English proficiency is necessary. You can do so by demonstrating that you meet at least one of the following requirements:


  1. English language examinations and universities English courses

  2. Prior English language schooling is also a requirement.


UNSW Global has English language courses and programs to help you meet the English language requirements for the degree you want. You have a choice of options depending on your current English language ability. 

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Tuition Fee

  • 2022 Indicative First Year Full Fee - $13,755*

  • Commonwealth Supported Place: Student Contribution Band 4

Scholarships

Each year, UNSW gives more than $83 million in scholarships. We like supporting success and granting college access to kids from all backgrounds. Whether you're an American or an international student, our variety of scholarships, prizes, and awards will support you along the way.

$121,445 per course
  • Level
    Bachelor
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Application Fee
    $125 AUD
  • Intake
    May
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), TOEFL (PBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    Full tuition fee scholarships