Overview

If you are passionate about communication and journalism, and would also like to gain a grounding in the arts, the new Bachelor of Media (Communication & Journalism) and the Bachelor of Arts double degree is for you. The program allows you to combine communication and journalism with in-depth study of a specific area of the arts, humanities and social sciences. The Bachelor of Media (Communication & Journalism) will teach you broad professional communication skills and offers a philosophical and cultural foundation in media studies as well as practical skills in communication and journalism. The Bachelor of Arts is designed to provide the benefits of an education in the Humanities, Social Sciences and the Creative and Performing Arts including the ability to think critically and communicate effectively. With more than 30 areas of study to choose from you will be able to develop knowledge and skills that complement your communication and journalism studies to give you a distinctive edge as a graduate.This combined degree, which typically takes four years, will provide you great opportunities to work across a wide range of communication fields.

Program Code

3455

UAC Code

422701

CRICOS Code

099871A

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensignon

Indicative Enrolments

New program

Why choose this degree?

This double degree teaches key skills in communication and journalism, in addition to in-depth study of a specific area of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Who should choose this degree?

Students with a passion for communication and journalism who wish to enjoy the flexibility of structuring a degree around their specific skills, interests and career aspirations.

Majors

  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Development Studies
  • English
  • Environmental Humanities
  • European Studies
  • Film Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media, Culture and Technology
  • Music Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Theatre and Performance Studies

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

81.60

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

85.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

85.00

2019 A levels 4

14

2019 IB Diploma 5

31

2019 QLD OP 6

8

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

The 2019 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders 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

Indicative First Year Fee

$6,684*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 1

*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 be liable for 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 may increase each year during your studies (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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