Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication)

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication)
Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong).

(Offered at Warrnambool for continuing students only)

Cloud (online)No
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code048014J
Deakin course codeA328

Offered to continuing students only

Course overview

Deakin's Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication) is specifically designed to enable you to graduate with a 'multiskilled' qualification appropriate for a rapidly evolving area in which skills, careers and job markets are increasingly transient. In this course, you can choose subjects that suit your specific interests and professional ambitions in the areas of animation, film studies, visual communication design, journalism, media and communication, photography, public relations and visual arts.

Course rules

Students must complete 24 credit points as follows:

Two core units 

ALC101 Contemporary Communication: Making Sense of Text, Image and Meaning (No longer available for enrolment; students to select replacement unit ALC104)

ALC102 Contemporary Communication: Making Sense of New Media (No longer available for enrolment; students to select replacement unit ALC105)

  • At least 12 credit points from any of the following BA majors:

Animation

Film Studies

Film and Video 

Visual Communication Design 

Journalism 

Media and Communication

Photography

Public Relations 

Visual Arts 

  • No more than 8 credit points outside the course-grouped units for the BA
  • No more than 10 credit points at level 1
  • At least 14 credit points at level 2 or above
  • At least 4 credit points at level 3