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As media outlets diversify, expand and fracture into niches, individuals are increasingly immersed in media messages. Organisations grapple with a progressively more complex media environment in order to communicate with consumers in meaningful ways.
This flexible course provides you with expertise in two professional communication disciplines from across the Creative Industries Faculty and QUT Business School. Choose two majors from:
A breadth of skills across communication disciplines means graduates of this course are attractive to employers seeking to capitalise on a range of media opportunities.
You can tailor your studies to meet a specific career outcome or broaden your experience to create wider employment options. Electives allow you to include further units in your major study areas, or diversify your studies with units from other areas of interest.
QUT boasts a mix of real-world applications and an established academic reputation. Practical skills are taught within an informed theoretical context by staff actively engaged in leading-edge research.
Opportunities also exist for internships and work placements in a broad range of industry organisations. Students have completed placements with Queensland Investment Corporation, River Living, Flying Arts and Bare Publicity.
Download course structures and unit outlines for Bachelor of Mass Communication (Media & Communication and Public Relations)
To meet the requirements of this course, you must complete a total of 288 credit points comprising:
Study overseas while gaining credit towards your QUT creative industries degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners. Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in a creative or non-creative discipline area, depending on how they match with your QUT course. Saving your electives for exchange will allow you the most flexibility. For more information, visit QUT student exchange.
Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:
We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).
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If you receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, you're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.
2018: CSP $8,300 per year full-time (96 credit points)
(subject to annual review)
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You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.
You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.
You're ready if you've:
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Important: Make a note of the QTAC code for this course (409012) because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.
If you've studied before or if you have at least two years' work experience, you may want to apply for credit for prior learning.
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