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Bachelor of Communication

Gain the foundation for a successful career in communication and entertainment. QUT has been recognised as 1st in Australia and 16th in the world for media and communication studies in the 2019 QS World University rankings.

Highlights

QUT is ranked #1 in Australia for communication and media studies in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Real-world learning

All courses provide real-world learning from your first semester, with a job-ready balance of communication skills and creative thinking. You’ll get hands-on production experience in industry-standard newsrooms, studios, post-production and editing suites for radio, television, online and print production. You’ll have access to the latest AV equipment and software, and 24-hour student computer labs.

Your study will benefit from connection to industry experts through experienced teaching and tutoring staff and guest lecturers. Through your studies you will collaborate with students from other disciplines to provide a richer learning experience that reflects real-world working environments you will experience in your career. You can even submit your university projects for recognition through industry awards.

Flexible course options

Your course begins with foundation units that equip you with skills and knowledge of the theoretical and practical requirements for careers in the communication industries, and provides a platform for advanced study. To specialise in your area you will take 12 units in your major learning your craft. You can customise your course to prepare for your professional future and choose from complementary study options across the faculty and university.

Double degrees

With a double degree, you'll gain an even broader range of skills and knowledge and greater career flexibility. This is a popular option for students seeking careers in support roles in the creative industries, or wanting to work in a creative role in other industries. Double degrees are available for digital media, entertainment industries, journalism and professional communication.

Communication career success

As a graduate, you’ll have a foundation for success in a wide variety of communication and entertainment careers in Australia and overseas. You’ll learn how to combine the practical skills and creativity that employers are looking for, and that also provide you with flexibility in your career. Successful and recognised graduates include television journalists Leigh Sales and Conor Duffy. Our graduates
work in media, public relations and advertising agencies and consultancies, government and entertainment organisations, from the smallest to the largest, around the world.

Courses informed by real-world research

QUT’s world-leading Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) is at the forefront of research into emerging technologies, social media and digital communication, and culture. QUT is the only university in Australia that has received the top ranking for communication and media studies in every Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)  round since 2010. Our communication degrees are informed by research insights from DMRC to add depth to your studies and provide information on the latest industry trends as well as hands-on experience in current digital communication
methods.

Highlights

QUT is ranked #1 in Australia for communication and media studies in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Real-world learning

All courses provide real-world learning from your first semester, with a job-ready balance of communication skills and creative thinking. You’ll get hands-on production experience in industry-standard newsrooms, studios, post-production and editing suites for radio, television, online and print production. You’ll have access to the latest AV equipment and software, and 24-hour student computer labs.

Your study will benefit from connection to industry experts through experienced teaching and tutoring staff and guest lecturers. Through your studies you will collaborate with students from other disciplines to provide a richer learning experience that reflects real-world working environments you will experience in your career. You can even submit your university projects for recognition through industry awards.

Flexible course options

Your course begins with foundation units that equip you with skills and knowledge of the theoretical and practical requirements for careers in the communication industries, and provides a platform for advanced study. To specialise in your area you will take 12 units in your major learning your craft. You can customise your course to prepare for your professional future and choose from complementary study options across the faculty and university.

Double degrees

With a double degree, you'll gain an even broader range of skills and knowledge and greater career flexibility. This is a popular option for students seeking careers in support roles in the creative industries, or wanting to work in a creative role in other industries. Double degrees are available for digital media, entertainment industries, journalism and professional communication.

Communication career success

As a graduate, you’ll have a foundation for success in a wide variety of communication and entertainment careers in Australia and overseas. You’ll learn how to combine the practical skills and creativity that employers are looking for, and that also provide you with flexibility in your career. Successful and recognised graduates include television journalists Leigh Sales and Conor Duffy. Our graduates
work in media, public relations and advertising agencies and consultancies, government and entertainment organisations, from the smallest to the largest, around the world.

Courses informed by real-world research

QUT’s world-leading Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) is at the forefront of research into emerging technologies, social media and digital communication, and culture. QUT is the only university in Australia that has received the top ranking for communication and media studies in every Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)  round since 2010. Our communication degrees are informed by research insights from DMRC to add depth to your studies and provide information on the latest industry trends as well as hands-on experience in current digital communication
methods.

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