ACC310 - Communication Futures


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online 

From 2025: 

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week and extensive online activities equivalent to 1 x 1-hour lecture per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities x 3-hours per week This will include a range of activities including recordings, and synchronous and asynchronous participation in practical experiences (workshops)


Explore and analyse advanced topics across the contemporary communications landscape to refine your multidisciplinary understanding of the forces that are re-shaping practices allied with the use of data to inform persuasion, storytelling and strategy in advertising, digital and social media, journalism, and public relations — both in the immediate term and those on the horizon. You will have opportunities to experiment in media production while also grappling with the big issues and challenges sweeping the communications and media industries from the local to the global.

Unit Fee Information

Fees and charges vary depending on the type of fee place you hold, your course, your commencement year, the units you choose to study and their study discipline, and your study load.

Tuition fees increase at the beginning of each calendar year and all fees quoted are in Australian dollars ($AUD). Tuition fees do not include textbooks, computer equipment or software, other equipment or costs such as mandatory checks, travel and stationery.

Use the Fee estimator to see course and unit fees applicable to your course and type of place.

For further information regarding tuition fees, other fees and charges, invoice due dates, withdrawal dates, payment methods visit our Current Students website.