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Bachelor of Communication and Media (Television and Radio Extended)

Summary
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Television & Radio (Extended) (BCNM)
  • CRICOS: 093872D

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 24 units

Duration
  • 3 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

Semester 3 (November) intake is only offered via online study.
View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Produce premium media packages

Through the Bachelor of Communication and Media (Television and Radio Extended) you will be able to make the transition from university student to successful media production professional.

You will be exposed to the four areas of media production management: pre-production, production, post production and distribution. You will learn to develop proposals, pitch projects and manage production budgets, as well as operate studio cameras, lighting rigs and audio mixing equipment.

As a student of Television and Radio Extended you will further explore how to grow a media business from start-up through to commencement. You will develop an understanding of business management and financial models and learn how to apply for grants, attract business clients and pitch to television networks.

Graduates will be equipped with the skills required to work as a sound technician, production coordinator, master control operator, animator, audio-visual producer, production director or post-production supervisor. 
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
plus 1 x 12-unit Television and Radio Extended major 12

plus 1 x 4-unit minor from Bachelor of Communication and Media*
or  4 x approved courses*

4
Total 24

*Minors and elective courses can be selected from the Bachelor of Communication and Media or from another USQ undergraduate program such as, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business and Commerce, Bachelor of Information Technology, or Bachelor of Science.

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 20720
On-campus AUD 23680

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. 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.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

CRICOS: 093872D

Note: Semester 3 intake is only available via online study.

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 2, 2018 - Monday 16 July 2018. 
  • Semester 3, 2018 - Monday 19 November 2018. 
  • Semester 1, 2019 - Monday 25 February 2019.

Credit for previous study or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for credit to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.