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With the current speed and ferocity at which communication and information is disseminated in this modern world, media professionals need to be trained to tell compelling stories across a wide array of mediums. Swinburne University's Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Media Studies is set up to deliver exactly that, teaching you how to create engaging and impact stories for today's dynamic media landscape.
The trained media experts who have designed and now teach the course know intimately what it takes to succeed in a media or advertising environment. Through studying this online course you'll develop skills in writing and producing content for print, screen, radio, digital platforms.
You will examine industry practice and media theory while you learn how to produce high quality content – vital skills that will help you gain employment in Australia's competitive media industry. Additionally, you'll learn to develop communication strategies and brand campaigns for public relations and advertising work.
Study media with Swinburne Online and see your passion project flourish!
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:
In this communication course, the subjects you will study include:
Students must also complete 8 elective units.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Media Studies from Swinburne University of Technology.
Graduates from the course will be proficient in designing, producing and delivering content for a range of contexts and platforms. Upon graduation you may be able to find work in:
Wondering where a career in digital marketing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Advertising or Marketing Professional, Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Officer, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Assistant, Brand Manager, Marketing Research Assistant, Market Researcher, Advertising Executive, Public Relations Officer, Communications Coordinator.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP.
Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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