Overview

Broaden your career prospects by combining a highly valued business qualification with an in-depth understanding of advertising, public relations, and media and communications.

The Commerce component provides you with a fundamental understanding of general business principles and allows you to develop specialist knowledge in a business area of your choice. With more than 10 majors to choose from – ranging from accounting to human resource management – you can design a degree to suit your interests and career goals.

Media studies gives you advanced skills and knowledge in public relations, media relations and organisational communication, to help you become a persuasive communicator.

Program Code

3559

UAC Code

424100

CRICOS Code

077870F

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Why choose this degree?

This degree offers a unique opportunity to gain a highly regarded business degree and a specialist degree in public relations and advertising.

You will develop applied skills, knowledge and capabilities in public relations and advertising, along with complementary business skills.

Who should choose this degree?

Students wanting to combine business knowledge with skills in public relations and advertising to seek a career in events management, marketing, media and communications, and public relations in a wide range of industries.

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Economic Management
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Taxation

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Media and communications officer
  • Marketing communications coordinator
  • Event manager
  • Advertising assistant
  • Public relations
  • Communications officer
  • Brand coordinator

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Depending on your course selection, you may meet the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Computer Society (Information Systems), Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance), CPA Australia (Accounting), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Accounting), ACCA (Accounting) and Institute of Public Accountants (Accounting).

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

96.50

2019 Guaranteed Entry

97.00

2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma

38

2018 QLD OP

3

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Annual Tuition Fee

$8,762*

Commonwealth Supported Place - Student Contribution Bands apply for this dual award degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

* The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will pay depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment.

Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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