Why study communications online?Engage with media and society. Interrogate the ways that companies engage with their customers. Understand how the digital age has shaped the way that we communicate.
Get set for work in PR, journalism, advertising, marketing, sales, planning, internal or external communications, or media.
Studying online means that you can add communications expertise to your existing career.
- Understand how modern media evolved.
- Engage with emerging technologies.
- Explore different media forms to find your perfect career match.
- Create a client-specific communications plan.
- Gather and analyse audience data.
- See how to create and distribute content to diverse audiences.
Study a degree in communications
Bachelor of Communication
- Major in Journalism
- Major in Public Relations
- Major in Business Communication
- Major in Creative Writing
- Major in Screen Studies
Study single communications subjects
- Bachelor of Arts (Digital and Social Media)
- Bachelor of Arts (Digital Experience and Interaction Design) (Digital and Social Media)
- Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Digital and Social Media)
- Bachelor of Arts (Digital and Social Media) (Professional Writing and Publishing)
- Bachelor of Arts (Digital and Social Media) (Visual Culture)
- Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) in Games Design and Development
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education)
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