Media and communication (Bachelor of Arts)



Make a meaningful contribution to the local and global communication industries and wider community. Media and Communications gives you a solid footing in the key developments in the broad communications industries that are re-shaping our cultures. Sitting at the intersections of a range of communication disciplines, you will be able to develop the skills to ask — and answer — the big contemporary questions and debates around big data and surveillance, the state of the news media and the rise and rise of celebrity culture.

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Key information

Unit set code

MJ-A310016 (major)

MN-A310016 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online

Career outcomes

  • Education
  • Social Media Analyst
  • Content Creator
  • Media Commentator

Explore units


  • To complete a Major sequence in Media and Communication select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Media and Communication select any four (4) credit points from below, including no more than one (1) credit point at level one, and at least one (1) credit point at level 3

Complete 8 units from:

  • Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: Communication in Everyday Life
  • Making Social Media
  • From the Fourth Estate to Fake News
  • Quantified Media
  • Global Media
  • Issues, Crisis, and Risk Communication
  • Advertising: Desire, Consumption and the Attention Economy
  • Media Ecologies