Bachelor of Communication
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

The Bachelor of Communication prepares you for a dynamic career in the rapidly evolving digital media, entertainment, communication, and news landscape. The course integrates professional skills with critical and creative thinking, authentic industry experiences, and digital media literacy skills with core disciplinary theories and research methodologies. Drawing from the latest scholarship in the field and a global network of industry leaders, the program offers you research-led, on-campus learning environments as well as opportunities to expand those learning experiences to include real-world settings from around Australia and the world.

As a graduate, you will have a well-developed sense of professional identity and practice and will be equipped with the expert communication, media, and digital literacy skills that are in demand across range of careers in the creative industries, corporate sector, and public service. You will have the ability to analyse digital media, entertainment, communication, and news platforms as economic, cultural, and technological phenomena. You will gain the critical thinking skills to develop ethical and socially responsible strategies that shape industries, communities, and cultures for a more just and inclusive world.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee and Year 12 Early Offer Scheme.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Communication at QUT.

Majors

Community and public relations; digital advertising; journalism; media and communication industries.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
70.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

97.40

80.90

63.40

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

98.10

86.00

71.40

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Account specialist, advertising, booking agent, communication, copywriter, digital content designer/producer, editor, entertainment producer, events and festival coordinator, journalist, media adviser/planner/producer, promoter, public relations, sales and distribution agent, talent manager, writer.

Course Code
421351
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$14800 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts, Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane