Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Communication - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Communication

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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Become a leader in the business of communication

Effective communication skills are among the most sought-after skills in any modern business. In this double degree, you’ll learn the foundations of clear, accurate and engaging communication within a range of contexts including social media, marketing, video production and more. You’ll also develop the core business knowledge you will need to succeed in your future as a business professional in areas such as business strategy implementation, organisational learning and growth.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
CRICOS code
0101886
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$96,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 017311
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014311
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AB309
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; Maths A, B or C
Total courses
32
Total units
384
Footnotes
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.

In this degree you will:

  • Study the core communication disciplines and become job-ready for a range of media, marketing and communication roles
  • Build a diverse skillset by studying core business concepts like management, marketing, economics and international business
  • Develop briefs and communication campaigns, work with real clients and projects and experience work as part of an agency team
Career opportunities
  • Social media manager
  • Advertising executive
  • Content strategist
  • Creative director
  • Public relations officer
  • Copywriter
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Corporate communications officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Innovation manager

Please note that not all study components and/or combinations of study components included in this program may be able to be completed in the minimum duration. Please contact the Program Coordinator if you require written confirmation prior to accepting a place in this program.

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