Bachelor of Arts (Contemporary Media Studies)
- CRICOS: 009258A
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 24 units
- 3 year/s or part-time equivalent
Benefit from lecturer networks
If you want to learn more about the way we communicate and the effect the media has on our world, the Bachelor of Arts (Contemporary Media Studies) is for you.
This degree combines the study of communication theory with the development of communications skills. You will analyse the areas of language, film, television, culture and social media, while learning about interpersonal, group and mass communication, as well as communication in multicultural societies.
Learn from lecturers with decades of experience in mass communication fields and benefit from their networks of contacts in the media and public relations industries.
Communication and media studies will prepare you for a career in public relations, communication policy, management, administration, arts and culture industries, media, teaching and community development.
Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology and Archaeology Extended, Contemporary International Studies Extended, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, English Literature Extended, History, History Extended, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Journalism Extended, Legal Studies, Public Relations Studies and Social Justice Studies.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 2 x 8-unit major
|plus 1 x 4-unit minor or 4 x approved courses
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
Entry requirements for Semester 3, 2019
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
Entry requirements for Semester 1, 2020
To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:
We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
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.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.
- Semester 3, 2020 - Monday 16 November 2020.