Bachelor of Communication - Advertising
Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University (CSU) is a national university providing excellence in education for the professions, strategic and applied research and flexible delivery of learning and teaching. CSU boasts one of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia and offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research courses on campus and by distance education, through its three Faculties – Faculty of Arts and Education, Faculty Business, Justice and Behavioural Studies and the Faculty of Science.
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
|Campus||ATAR Cutoff||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
Year 12 or equivalent
|Port Macquarie||65.00^||Yes||Full-time internal|
This program prepares students for careers in a variety of key areas of the constantly evolving and dynamic advertising industry.
Subjects you can Study
Advertising; Commercial radio; Journalism; Media practice; Radio; Public relations; Theatre media
^ Shows the minimum tertiary entrance ranking needed by Australian school leavers to get into each CSP-based course. Cut-offs are not determined in advance. Course data and cut-off scores published on Good Universities Guide are indicative of the 2016 academic year.
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
- Full-time internal = 3 years
- Full-time internal = 3 years
24 subjects including: Communication foundation studies, Discipline specialisation and Academic enrichment subjects.
Year 12 or equivalent
Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course. Honours year available.
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Life after Study
Where are graduates that studied Communications at Charles Sturt University (CSU)?
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Advertising account executives devise and coordinate advertising campaigns, which are created to encourage consumers to purchase particular products or services.
Copywriters interpret how a potential market will react to an advertising proposal, and write material to advertise products or services.
Film, stage and television directors direct the overall production, or specific aspects of the production, of films, television programmes or stage shows. They have the final responsibility for making sure that everything is ready to be filmed or performed.
Graphic designers produce visual communications, including art and layouts of text for reproduction in print and electronic media such as magazines, newspapers, books and websites, as well as image designs for corporate identity programmes, exhibitions and advertising.
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.
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.
Public relations officers plan, develop, put into place and evaluate information and communication strategies that present an organisation to the public, clients and other stakeholders. They also promote good information flow within their organisation.
About Charles Sturt University
Faculty of Arts
CSU’s Faculty of Arts offers postgraduate and undergraduate courses in a diverse range of fields including arts, communications, creative industries, humanities, policing, psychology, social work, theology and religious studies. New age Communication and Creative Industries programs recognise the changing industries and prepare students for the 21st Century and beyond whilst experiencing our state of the art facilities. CSU’s Associate Degree in Policing Practice trains students for entry to the police force, while postgraduate study options are available for police and security professionals to develop their skills further. The Bachelor of Arts has a range of majors and minors available to enable you to tailor your degree to your interests. Whether you are looking to study on campus for entry into a career field or by distance education to enhance your career, you will work with our dedicated lecturers who have extensive industry experience, contacts and insights and who are passionate about seeing their students succeed.
Faculty of Business
Business and information technology courses at CSU provide students with the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in a range of disciplines including: accounting, business studies, computing, engineering , finance, human resources, marketing and management, mobile applications and systems security. Whether students are just starting out in their careers or are ready for career progression, CSU’s Faculty of Business has a range of options to suit. CSU’s undergraduate courses provide students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the business and IT world. Business students undertake workplace learning from their first year of study with IT students developing the skills they will need in the rapidly developing world of technology. Postgraduate degrees are industry-focused and provide opportunities for students to advance their career needs, interests and aspirations. Flexible study options mean many degrees can be completed online, allowing students to balance their study with lifestyle and work commitments.
Faculty of Education
CSU’s Faculty of Education offers courses for people wishing to pursue a career in teaching and education at all levels, teachers who are looking for professional development opportunities, as well as those looking for careers in the information and library studies field. CSU is preparing graduates to be the teachers of the future, ensuring its courses meet the needs of the modern teaching profession. Graduates from our Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) and Bachelor of Education (K-12) will be qualified to teach at two education levels, providing them with greater employment opportunities. For educators interested in furthering their career in areas such as leadership, international education, inclusive education and teaching English as a second language, there are a range of postgraduate certificates and Masters courses available via distance education. Our information studies courses offer opportunities for those interested in diverse fields such as teacher librarianship, archives management and information architecture.
Faculty of Science
CSU’s Faculty of Science provides students with industry-accredited, practical education in a range of state-of-the-art facilities, including: an Equine Centre; allied health, dentistry and veterinary clinics; simulated hospital settings; wetlands; a campus farm; and an on-campus experimental winery. Students gain experience on campus using the equipment they will find when they join the workforce. Allied health and dentistry students treat their first patients in clinics on campus, under the supervision of experienced staff, allowing them to develop clinical skills in preparation for their chosen career. CSU’s Albury-Wodonga Campus is the ideal place to study environmental science , due to its sustainable design. While at the Wagga Wagga Campus, agriculture or animal science students can study in the heart of an agricultural area with livestock animals in paddocks just outside the classroom. Postgraduate courses allow students to specialise and take their career to the next level with flexible study options. CSU is also recognised for conducting world-class research in fields such as agriculture, environmental science, biological and chemical sciences, and veterinary science.
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