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Bachelor of Communication and Media
University of Southern Queensland - Online

Course outline

Students gain skills for an exciting career that could take them anywhere. They learn about interpersonal, group and mass communication, develop practical skills and analytical thinking, and understand the theory behind the dynamic and interactive areas of communication and media that interest them most. Specialise in creating professional advertising, marketing and public relations campaigns. Learn to tell stories that captivate audiences and have real-world impact. Build a portfolio of work in journalism, animation and production, and produce quality photography, television, radio and interactive work in studios built to professional standards. Throughout the degree, students apply their skills to practical, real-world projects in public relations, photography, journalism and television and radio. They gain expertise in social media to transform their skills and better prepare them for the communications and media industries of the 21st century. For more information, visit Bachelor of Communication and Media at USQ.


Advertising; communication and media studies; journalism; journalism extended; marketing; professional photography; public relations; public relations extended; television and radio; television and radio extended.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 & 4, C)

ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Communication and media manager, video editor, feature writer, marketing consultant, public relations, camera operator, photographic practitioner.

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Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
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Online learning
Course Duration

3 years Online learning or 6 years Online learning

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