Communication helps you become a specialist in journalism, public relations, professional writing, television or online media. Develop knowledge that puts you in charge of the technologies, skills and insights that shape our media and communications landscape.

While this major introduced me to feminism and queer theory, this major also explored the effects that the new media paradigm will have on our lives.

Lincoln James

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma of Language - Chinese

Gain real life experience

Get an internship with a major newspaper, radio or television station with follow up classes to build on your experience. Graduate work-ready for your dream career, and as a more valuable job applicant.

New course launching in 2018

Designed to inspire the next generation of big ideas, the new Bachelor of Communication (Advertising) will prepare you to be a specialist in journalism, public relations, advertising or digital media. Develop the skills to manage the technologies that shape our media and communications landscape.
Learn more about the Bachelor of Communication (Advertising)

Communication courses

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Create research that matters. You’ll undertake a research project with expert supervision that has practical purpose in the real world. Link your research to your current or intended employment.

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Career opportunities

A career in communication could lead nearly anywhere. Fields of work include:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Multimedia businesses
  • Marketing consultancies
  • Government Organisations
  • Web development companies
  • Newspaper and magazine publishers
  • Design studios
  • Libraries
  • Marketing consultancies
  • Event management
  • Tourism or hospitality industries
  • Freelancing

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