Western Sydney University

Bachelor of Communication

Western Sydney University
Institution rating
4.1
Duration
From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

As this program covers all areas of creative communication, students will come to understand how their field of study is connected to other disciplines, enabling them to apply critical, reflective and creative skills to make informed decisions in a professional context. Through self-directed, team and problem-based learning strategies that require active participation in the community, students will learn to value ethical conduct, intellectual integrity, diversity and social justice principles. All Bachelor of Communication students undertake a common first year covering general communications theory and practice. Students can then choose a specialist major to suit their career aspirations.

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Roles related to this course: Communications Officer, Communications Manager, Communications Adviser, Community Manager, and 3 more.

Recognition

The program is recognised by the Public Relations Institute of Australia and the Media Foundation of Australia

Entry requirements

Year 12 (senior secondary certificate)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Parramatta South
  • Penrith
  • Sydney City
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Western Sydney University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Students will undertake placements at Western Sydney's partner organisations

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Communication
Western Sydney University
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Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of CommunicationWestern Sydney University
Graduation date2009
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
All encompassing with the opportunity to explore every and any angle of communications. This actually mattered to me as I went into the course to become a journalist and left with an offer to take on a graduate marketing role.
Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of CommunicationWestern Sydney University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The best experience of my life. Currently at UNSW with a masters degree, just about completing it in 2018: Master of Law, Media and Journalism. I prefer WSU.
Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of CommunicationWestern Sydney University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I found the course to be very relevant to the industry and displayed theory and practical in a way which strengthened my skills. This course also provides a lot of insight into other industries, as well as working with students from different degreees.

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Bachelor of Communication

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
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Bachelor of Communication