Bachelor of Communication - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Communication

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

QTAC applications are open now.

Become a communicator of influence

Our Bachelor of Communication will teach you to inform, organise, persuade, negotiate, and entertain with clear, creative and engaging communication skills across all contexts and media.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
CRICOS code
058396G
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • First year courses are offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020. Not all majors and minors available at Moreton Bay
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011041
  • Moreton Bay 014041^
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR342
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes
  • First year courses are offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020. Not all majors and minors available at Moreton Bay

This flexible degree allows you to tailor your study areas to suit your skills, interests, and career aspirations. Choose to major in social media, journalism, public relations, creative advertising, or marketing, or select elective courses that engages your creative passion and gain exposure to international marketplaces on industry study tours. Spend an entire semester abroad at one of our global partner universities through the Study Overseas program.

In this program you will:

  • Gain a breadth and depth of knowledge in the core communication disciplines.
  • Become job-ready for a range of media, marketing and communication roles.
  • Develop briefs and communication campaigns and work with real clients.
  • Experience work as part of an agency team.
  • Gain exposure to industry with work placement opportunities.
Career opportunities:
  • Social media manager
  • Advertising executive
  • Content strategist
  • Creative director
  • Public relations officer
  • Copywriter
  • Marketing officer
  • Corporate communications officer

What will I study?

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The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

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