Deakin University

Bachelor of Communication - Digital Media

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Cut through the noise and add value for audiences and clients as a digital and social media professional. You will create a portfolio of podcasts, blogs, videos, infographics and more, while exploring big data and analytics, virtual and augmented realities, artificial intelligence and gamification. You will connect to industry from day one onward, building your professional-personal brand, producing real-world digital and social media content, and undertaking internships. The combination of practical assessments, industry events and internship opportunities means you graduate with a strong network within online communities and digital media industries. Develop a portfolio of work demonstrating your entrepreneurial mindset, capacity to drive engagement with audiences and skill in developing and managing digital identity and content strategies. You’ll also have the problem-solving, teamwork, online collaboration and project management skills sought after by employers.


24 credit points of study comprising 18 core and 6 elective units


  • Digital and social media, Gamified media, Media and cultural industries, Media genre and cultural representation, Media policy regulation and censorship in global contexts, Quantified media

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study pathways

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds
  • ATAR: 62.35
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 56.8
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Geelong Waurn Ponds, Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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