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3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.
3 years full-time.
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Study communication and develop cutting-edge skills to produce groundbreaking, thought-provoking and engaging work.
You will learn to both push your individual creative boundaries, as well as embrace the fluid transformations across today’s complex communication landscape. Choose your major area/s of study and develop strong work-ready skills – writing, creating and producing creative content for television, film, print, radio and digital media.
Communication studies at UON integrate intensive practical experience and industry opportunities, preparing you for a range careers that contribute to cultural enrichment and commercial success.
Your studies and training will enable you to successfully navigate and leverage the changing information landscape. Develop critical and analytical awareness of the cultural, economic and social significance of communication in a complex and rapidly changing global media environment.
This degree provides a solid foundation and in-depth understanding of both communication theory and practice and allows you to specialise in one or two of four majors.
Depending on your chosen major/s, you could study:
You can also take elective courses from a range of disciplines including history, English, religion or sociology.
For details, please refer to the Bachelor of Communication program handbook.
Download a program plan for further details on what you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
The Bachelor of Communication is designed to prepare you to work creatively and analytically across a wide range of sectors and industries. It also opens pathways for further study and research.
Communication employment outcomes span exciting, dynamic and growing fields across various industries around the world, including media, journalism, public relations, advertising and marketing. There is also a good chance of you securing a job after graduating with strong industry growth projections and 89% of graduates from last year getting a job within four months.
The Bachelor of Communication degree has been designed to incorporate work placement or projects within industry as a significant component of your specialist major. Gain a wide range of practical skills and the confidence to pursue lifelong careers discovering and growing your creative potential.
Communication students are invited to take advantage of our business partnership networks with:
You will also learn through hands-on study, using a range of purpose-built creative spaces and cutting-edge facilities.
Additionally, Bachelor of Communication students can enrol in international study which offers you the opportunity to undertake an international placement to expand the theoretical knowledge and skills developed in this program and apply knowledge and skills in an external and international context.
Students who complete the Bachelor of Communication with the Public Relations major will graduate with a degree accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).