Bachelor of Communication & Media (Corporate & Public Communication)

University of Canberra

The Bachelor of Communication and Media (Corporate and Public Communication) enables students to be critically aware, ethically responsible and multi-skilled professionals in the diverse yet integrated industries of public relations, public affairs and corporate communication. In this course, students will develop the theoretical, interdisciplinary and practical knowledge to understand how historical and current social, political and economic processes influence, and are influenced by, communication. They will learn the diverse skills needed in fast-paced communications industries including strategy and campaign development; social and digital analytics; the basics of graphic design and visual language, multi-media production and stakeholder management. Real world learning is a key feature, from the involvement of industry adjuncts and workplace visits in first year through to internships, case studies and development of strategies and projects for real-world clients in later years. Through this consistent application of theory to practice, students will develop and acquire the high level , transferable skills necessary for them to thrive in a rapidly changing professional media environment

Course Fee:


International: $78,504

Entry Requirements:

Apply through UAC

Structure:

72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Professional Orientation (Communication and Media); Professional Practice 1: Work Integrated Learning; Professional Practice 2: Work Integrated Learning; The Art and Power of Communication; Digital Media Fundamentals; Producing Credible Communication; Engaging Audiences; Professional Evidence (Communication and Media); plus more

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time 2 years
Canberra No info No Part time 4 years

A young university with a bold vision

At the University of Canberra we aim to be amongst Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions, continue our ascent in world rankings, and extend our regional, national and international reach.

We are committed to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge. Key to this goal is our focus on work-integrated learning which offers every student the opportunity to hone their skills in a real-work environment. 

We have already embarked on a comprehensive development plan that will see our campus transform into an integrated learning community. Here you will see academics, students and the public come together in a seamless knowledge-sharing space that enables access to exclusive placements and projects.  

Our teaching is enriched by our research culture that produces high-quality and high-impact work and makes an early and significant difference to the world around us. 

UC has also launched its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 outlining a university-wide approach to closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians across four main areas: academic, research and innovation, employment, and community engagement. 

*2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, 2017 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

The facts

  • 78,000 graduates in over 100 countries
  • 17,000 students currently studying at UC
  • 1,600 students living on campus
  • 2,500 current staff
  • One of the world’s top 100 young universities under the age of 50**
  • Over 300 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees available across 28 areas of study

** 2016-17 QS Young University Rankings

Study options

  • Flexible study options to suit your lifestyle
  • Practical work-based projects in every course
  • Graduate qualifications that are accepted and respected around the world
  • Employers consistently choose UC graduates for their practical knowledge

Our students

From Canberra, to every state in Australia, and all corners of the globe our Graduates are making a positive impact on the world in which we live. Click here to read some of their stories and see how a degree from the University of Canberra can truly be transformational. 

Campuses

  • Accommodation guarantee for all first-year domestic students and all international students
  • Medical centre, gym, library, cafes, bar, bank, bookshop, post office, childcare centre and preschool
  • UC Public Hospital, a teaching and research facility, opening on campus in 2018
  • UC is Australia’s first bottled water free university
  • UC is a tobacco-free university

Location

  • 10 minutes to the city
  • 2 hours from the beach
  • 3 hours to Sydney
  • Located near the Australian Institute of Sport and GIO Stadium

To find out more

http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students 

For domestic students: 
Enquire online 
Phone: 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226) 
Email: study@canberra.edu.au 

For international students: 
Enquire online 
Email: international@canberra.edu.au 
Phone: +61 2 6201 5342
Fax: +61 2 6201 5381 

We have international agents in over 40 countries.

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