Bachelor of Arts - Media and Communications
University of Sydney
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
|Campus||ATAR Cutoff||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Camperdown/Darlington||95.00^||No||Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
Year 12 HSC or equivalent; selection via ATAR
The Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) links practical experience in media writing, radio, video, online media production and media relations with a scholarly and critical education in media and communications theory and practice. Students will acquire a broad array of cross-media skills tailored to meet the needs of the media and communications industries. If students have an interest in the humanities, social sciences and/or languages they can also study these areas while enrolled in Media and Communications. This course is also available combined with B Laws.
Subjects you can Study
American studies; Ancient history; Anthropology; Arab world, Islam and the Middle East; Arabic language and literature; Archaeology; Art history; Asian studies; Australian literature; Biblical studies; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biology; Celtic studies; Chemistry; Chinese studies; Computer science; Cultural studies; Digital cultures; Economics; Education; English; Environmental studies; European studies; Film studies; French studies; Gender studies; Geography; Geology and geophysics; Germanic studies; Government and international relations; Greek (ancient); Hebrew (classical); Hebrew (modern); History; History and philosophy of science; Indigenous Australian studies; Indonesian studies; Industrial relations and human resource management; Information systems; International and comparative literary studies; Italian studies; Japanese studies; Jewish civilisation, thought and culture; Korean studies; Latin; Linguistics; Management; Mathematics; Media and communications; Medieval studies; Microbiology; Modern Greek studies; Music; Performance studies; Philosophy; Physics; Plant science; Political economy; Psychology; Sanskrit (Indian Sub-Continental studies); Social policy; Socio-legal studies; Sociology; Sociology and social policy; Spanish and Latin American studies; Statistics; Studies in religion
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Bachelor Degree (Pass)
- Full-time internal = 4 years
- Part-time internal = 8 years
192 credit points. A second major may be taken from either Arts and Social Sciences or from another area of the University. For more information on the available majors, see the handbook.
Year 12 HSC or equivalent; selection via ATAR
Practical experience: An internship is completed in the fourth year. Career opportunities: Examples include corporate communications officer, information officer, journalist (print, online, radio, television), market or media researcher, producer, public relations officer, public policy officer.
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Life after Study
Anthropologists study the origin, development and functioning of human societies and cultures, as they exist now or have existed throughout history. Anthropologists are concerned with the complexities of social and cultural life, including religion, rituals, family and kinship systems, languages, art, music, symbolism and economic and political systems.
Archaeologists study past human societies by recovering, recording, analysing and interpreting material remains and other important evidence, such as cultural artefacts, food remains, skeletal remains, environmental evidence and landscapes.
Arts administrators manage artistic and cultural venues such as theatres and art galleries.
Economists perform economic research and analysis, and develop and apply theories relating to the production and distribution of goods and services and people's spending behaviour. Economists advise and provide forecasts to governments and businesses on matters such as taxation levels, wages and prices, employment and unemployment, imports and exports, and interest and exchange rates. They investigate international or national economic situations, or particular features such as industries or regions.
Editors read and correct written material for publication, draft and implement editorial policy, decide on the content of publications or news items and manage the production of publications and the staff involved, depending on the position they hold.
Historians conduct research into past human activity, including the history of countries, organisations, periods of time, buildings, cultural heritage, particular events, people, and ideas or issues.
Human resources officers provide administration services for the recruitment and employment of staff.
Journalists write and edit news reports, commentaries, feature articles and blogs for newspapers, magazines, radio, television and websites, including online publications.
Life scientists examine the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of humans, animals, plants and other living organisms to better understand how living organisms function and interact with each other and the environment.
Mathematicians apply and develop mathematical principles to solve problems in all areas of the sciences, technology, social sciences, business, industry and commerce.
Media presenters deliver a variety of radio, television and live programmes, including all music formats, music and chat programmes, interview and talkback programmes, news bulletins and sports programmes. They may also present rock and classical music concerts that are broadcast live to air, and pre-recorded programmes such as documentary and music specials.
Sociologists study the development, structure, social patterns and interrelationships of social groups and human societies.
Writers plan and write literary or other written work for publication or performance. Writers may create original pieces of written work, which can take the form of poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, blogs, plays or film, radio and television scripts. They may also write for multimedia distribution.