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RMIT University

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Bachelor of Communication (Media)

  • Bachelor

This program produces critically informed contemporary media professionals who are creative and multi-skilled communicators.

Key details

Degree Type
2.5 - 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
BP221, 048667E
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $16,415 total
International Fees
$30,720 per year / $76,800 total

About this course

This program produces critically informed contemporary media professionals who are creative and multi-skilled communicators.

Our graduates are able to deliver innovative content for a wide range of existing and new platforms including film, television and radio, social and mobile media, and the web.

Situated in a purpose-designed building in the heart of vibrant Melbourne, this program accesses state-of-the-art learning facilities. This program's unique combination of industry training and academic study will teach you to analyse media in a broad historical and cultural context, as well as encourage critical engagement and innovation across a range of media platforms.

Ultimately the program will provide you with a broad knowledge of a wide range of media including traditional and emerging forms. It will also provide skills and knowledge that will help you to determine your specific career directions and to facilitate lifelong learning.

Our graduates are fluent with technology and the evolving media environment and are creative thinkers and problem-solvers employed across a wide range of industry sectors. Industries that program graduates have moved into include film and television, radio, screen culture, internet and mobile media production, government and education.

Entry requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Entry to this program is competitive. Applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement, e.g., ATAR or GPA (including any adjustments).

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent in 2016, 2017 or 2018. If applicable, this includes equity access schemes and any other adjustment factors.

School Network Access Program (SNAP)

The SNAP access scheme is designed to increase tertiary access and participation of eligible students from SNAP partner schools.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training study

Satisfactory completion of an Australian Certificate IV or above (or equivalent).

Applicants with Higher Education study

Satisfactory completion of at least two courses (subjects) at an Australian undergraduate level (or overseas equivalent).

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

Successful completion of an Australian senior secondary certificate of education (Year 12) or overseas equivalent.

Prerequisites: VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in any English (EAL) (or equivalent) or achieve an overall score of at least 155 in the STAT multiple choice.

Study locations

Melbourne City

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