Western Sydney University
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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
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Turn your creative thinking skills into real-world solutions for connecting people and ideas with this industry-ready Bachelor of Communication course from Western Sydney University.
A broad-based course designed for students seeking to take the first step in a rewarding career, this undergraduate degree offers the foundation skills, knowledge, experience and insights required to thrive in a wide variety of roles across the fields of communications, marketing, advertising, journalism, public relations and art production.
If you're a natural storyteller who wants to share ideas and get people talking, this course is your first career step.
With four majors available, you'll have the opportunity to specialise your study in the fields of advertising, public relations, journalism, or media art production. You'll learn key concepts of communications theory and practice, before specialising in your chosen field and connecting with expert industry partners. You'll graduate with skills, contacts, experience, processes and portfolio ready to hit the ground running in the workplace.
For a stand-out career with global prospects, this course is your first step.
Study Communications with Western Sydney University
In this communications course, the subjects you may study include:
Students will select one of the following majors:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Communication from Western Sydney University.
This nationally recognised qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek work in a wide variety of roles across the media, public relations, art and advertising fields.
With this qualification, you'll have the opportunity to challenge traditional ways of thinking and come up with creative new ways of connecting people. You'll have the chance to seek work as a journalist, public relations officer, advertising accounts coordinator, ad manager, communications coordinator or content creator across a broad range of sectors. You'll have the opportunity to seek employment both in Australia and overseas.
If you're seeking a communications course that equips you with the skills, experience, contacts and portfolio required to immediately succeed at work, this course is for you.
Wondering where a career in communications could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Western Sydney University offers flexible payment options for students.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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