Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Digital Media

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

The Bachelor of Digital Media and Communications is a degree designed for the new media age. Students develop skills in writing, production, visual and research skills, with access to work experience opportunities and networks of industry professionals across the media and communications spectrum. The course includes a professional placement.


24 units. Includes a compulsory professional placement unit. Some units require compulsory attendance at workshops or residential sessions.


  • Digital design
  • Journalism
  • Screen media
  • Digital marketing
  • Music and technology
  • Creative writing
  • Cultural studies
  • Visual culture

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Recommended: any 2 units of English
  • Or TAFE and VET awards (Certificate III and above)
  • Or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study
  • Or Work Experience (minimum of 1 year full-time equivalent)

Study pathways

An Honours year is available to selected students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Coomera creative campus
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online campus
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

Students have had their work published in a variety of regional, national and international publications and graduates have worked with numerous media organisations including APN News and Media, ABC Radio and TV, SBS TV and News Limited. Graduates typically work in online, print and broadcast journalism, film and television production, radio, advertising, multimedia and/or online production, as graphic designers, as publicists, in marketing communications, and in public relations.

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