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

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Become a communicator of influence

Our Bachelor of Communication will teach you to inform, organise, persuade, negotiate, and entertain with clear, creative and engaging communication skills across all contexts and media.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
058396G
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2022
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$73,200
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 2022 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- and second-year courses available at USC Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2021. Not all majors and minors available at USC Moreton Bay.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011041
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014041
  • Online 015015
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 55.00 Rank - 55
USC program code
AR342
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes
  • ^First- and second-year courses available at USC Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2021. Not all majors and minors available at USC Moreton Bay.

Our Bachelor of Communication will teach you to inform, organise, persuade, negotiate, and entertain with clear, creative and engaging communication skills across all contexts and media.

This flexible degree allows you to tailor your study areas to suit your skills, interests, and career aspirations. Choose to major in social media, journalism, public relations, creative advertising, or marketing, or select elective courses that engages your creative passion and gain exposure to international marketplaces on industry study tours. Spend an entire semester abroad at one of our global partner universities through the Study Overseas program.

In this program you will:

  • Gain a breadth and depth of knowledge in the core communication disciplines.
  • Become job-ready for a range of media, marketing and communication roles.
  • Develop briefs and communication campaigns and work with real clients.
  • Experience work as part of an agency team.
  • Gain exposure to industry with work placement opportunities.
Majors/Minors

Sunshine Coast
Majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Digital Culture; Game Design; Interactive MediaJournalism; Music; Screen MediaSocial Media; Theatre and Performance; Visual Communication;

Minors: Creative and Interactive Advertising; Creative Writing and Publishing; Digital Culture; Fashion Studies; Game Art and Animation; Game Design; Game Programming; Interactive Media; Journalism; Music; Photographic Practice; Screen Media; Social Media; Strategic Global Communication; Theatre and Performance; Visual Communication;

Moreton Bay
Majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Game Design; Interactive Media; Journalism; Screen Media; Social Media; Visual Communication;

Minors: Creative and Interactive Advertising; Creative Writing and Publishing; Game Art and Animation; Game Design; Game Programming; Interactive Media; Journalism; Screen Media; Social Media; Strategic Global Communication; Visual Communication;

Online

Majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Digital Culture; Game Design; Interactive Media; Journalism; Screen MediaSocial Media; Visual Communication;

Minors: Creative and Interactive Advertising; Creative Writing and Publishing; Digital Culture; Fashion Studies; Game Art and Animation; Game Design; Game Programming; Interactive Media; Journalism; Photographic Practice; Screen Media; Social Media; Strategic Global Communication; Visual Communication;

Career opportunities:
  • Social media manager
  • Advertising executive
  • Content strategist
  • Creative director
  • Public relations officer
  • Copywriter
  • Marketing officer
  • Corporate communications officer

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