University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Bachelor of Arts (Contemporary Media Studies)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 009258A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

If you want to learn more about the way we communicate and the effect the media has on our world, the Bachelor of Arts (Contemporary Media Studies) is for you.

This degree combines the study of communication theory with the development of communications skills. You will analyze the areas of language, film, television, culture and social media, while learning about interpersonal, group and mass communication, as well as communication in multicultural societies.

Learn from lecturers with decades of experience in mass communication fields and benefit from their networks of contacts in the media and public relations industries.

Career outcomes

Communication and media studies will prepare you for a career in public relations, communication policy, management, administration, arts and culture industries, media, teaching and community development.

Other majors

Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology and Archaeology Extended, Contemporary International Studies Extended, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, English Literature Extended, History, History Extended, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Journalism Extended, Legal Studies, Public Relations Studies and Social Justice Studies.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 25,600 Per Year Read more3,270 for unit fee
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 25,600 Per Year Read more3,270 for unit fee
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

USQ Springfield Campus

37 Sinnathamby Boulevard
Brisbane Queensland 4300
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 22,880 Per Year Read more2,860 for unit fee
Start date: 16 November 2020
Duration: 3 years or part-time equivalent
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia