Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Contemporary Media Studies)
How does the media impact our world?
In the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Contemporary Media Studies), you will complete courses in high-level research design and method. You will also complete a dissertation under the expert supervision of USQ academics, in an area of your interest. This is an ideal pathway to higher degree research, and postgraduate study.
Have you ever read an article, online or in the paper, that’s impacted you and shaped your thinking? How we engage with the world, in cultural, economic and political contexts is influenced heavily by the media. Direct your research into language, film, television, culture, social media or mass communication and develop an in-depth understanding of how these areas can dynamically shape people’s lives in a media-driven world.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 6560|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 19520|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
- Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Friday 19 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.