Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 104739C

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) empowers you to solve the commercial problems of the future in a world that has never been hungrier for news.

In this complementary double degree you will learn to think more critically as you gain a strong foundation in all aspects of commerce at Deakin's world-class business school. The commerce stream will equip you with technical skills and professional capabilities to become a confident leader in the world of commerce. Authentic and practical learning experiences challenge you to solve real commercial and community issues.

At the same time, learn how to engage with multiple audiences and deliver news across a range of media platforms with your communications degree. Develop your ability to identify, research and plan news and feature stories, so you can write, edit and publish them straight from our newsroom and creative media labs on campus.

Course structure:

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Communication (Journalism), students must complete 32 credit points plus the compulsory 0-credit point module, MAI010 Academic Integrity Module .

Career outcomes:

As a Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) graduate, you’ll be ready for a variety of career opportunities including:

accountant

economist

financial planner

human resource manager

marketing manager

account manager

advertising copywriters

book, magazine or newspaper editors

copywriters

digital content managers

digital marketing specialists

food writers

foreign correspondents

journalists

magazine writers

media and communications advisers

news presenters

reporters

social media coordinators

speechwriters

travel writers

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,800 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 4 years
Full time
Geelong Waterfront Campus
1 Gheringhap Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
Australia
35,800 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022
07 Nov 2022
4 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
35,800 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
11 Jul 2022
07 Nov 2022
4 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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