Bachelor of Communications and Media

Are you excited by communications and media and wish to pursue a career in journalism or communications? The degree covers the specialist professional Bachelor of Communications & Media program and provides a broad range of skills and knowledge applicable to many workplaces.

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Key Facts



() Bachelor of Communications and Media

Degree Duration

3 Years :


Start Dates

February | July

Degree Overview

Media and communications are an exciting and inescapable part of modern life. With the advent of social media, the 24-hour news cycle and the development of citizen journalism, the traditional media landscape has changed beyond recognition. This has presented new opportunities and avenues of communication for journalists, filmmakers, advertising agencies and other media practitioners.

A Bachelor of Communications & Media from Notre Dame effectively prepares you for many jobs. Our degree gives you a unique opportunity to learn everything from journalism to scriptwriting and digital communication.

Enrolling in this program, you can expect to gain a thorough grounding in writing, media law and digital communications before moving on to your specialist area – advertising, film and screen production or journalism.

As part of our commitment to creating job-ready graduates, the Bachelor of Communications & Media also offers a robust internship program, offering you placement opportunities in several media organisations, such as ABC, SBS and the commercial television networks, plus a range of cultural and arts-related bodies across Australia.

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  • CRICOS code: 073150D
  • To complete a Bachelor of Communications and Media you will study 24 courses. These include the core curriculum and a compulsory academic writing course, twelve Communications and Media courses, and elective courses:
  • Available in Sydney and Perth

Why Study this Degree

Graduate job-ready with industry-specific skills and knowledge

Benefit from a unique, personalised approach to education and pastoral care

Lecturers are industry professionals and leaders in their field

Discover The university of Notre Dame Australia

University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth (CRICOS: 01032F)

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi-campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth.

Notre Dame has a strong commitment to honouring the individual,  and recognises that each student is graced with their own gifts and talents. Notre Dame believes that higher education should prepare students for a rich, fulfilling and reflective life, not just a career path.

Notre Dame has been rated 5 stars in the Good Universities Guide 2024, undergraduate and postgraduate categories for Learner Engagement, Skills Development, Graduate Salary, Full-Time Employment

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