Bachelor of Communications and Media




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The information industry i is an enormous employer within the modern workforce. Notre Dame is Communications and Media program considers the many ways in which people find, evaluate and present information in the contemporary world. This diverse and rewarding program provides several areas of emphasis, including:
Journalism (print, broadcast and electronic)
Media Analysis
Multimedia and Web Design
Film Production (including documentary and drama)
Digital Photography
The program seeks to provide graduates with the skills and aptitude to work in a variety of workplaces including government, private industry, media, film, journalism and public relations. It exposes students to a wide range of technologies and equips them to work in a world of evolving and convergent media.
Outline of Studies:
The Communications and Media course at Notre Dame is designed to teach students how to develop communication and media strategies and skills, using a range of contemporary technologies suitable for a variety of workplaces. The program is broad and flexible, allowing students to gain expertise across a range of areas such as broadcast journalism, cinema and film studies, digital film production, internet communication, print media analysis, screenwriting, TV/film, drama, politics and the media, and many more. Students may choose units in a progressive sequence or they may specialise by building a degree to suit their career aspirations.
Students take an eight unit major in Journalism (print, broadcast and electronic) or Film and Screen Production (including documentary and drama) or Media Studies as part of the Communications and Media degree.
Career Opportunities:
Depending on their areas of specialisation, graduates are suited to employment in many different work settings including:
marketing and public relations
film making and TV production
media and journalism
multimedia design


Which department am I in? School of Arts and Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a minimum of a Certificate IV qualification from a Registered Training Organization (RTO); Successful completed units from other tertiary institutions; Physiotherapy and Law courses require at least one year of an undergraduate degree course with 65% or above average pass marks or minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; CAE/CPE: 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have
Successful completion of a Notre Dame enabling program
One semester (FTE) success in an undergraduate university course
Certificate IV completed at a Registered Training Organisation (TAFE) or equivalent
STAT score of 145 or higher
Mature-age completion of two Year 12 WACE exams with a resulting ATAR of 70
English language requirement:
IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)/Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
UNSW Foundation Studies

Full Time (3 years)

A$26,691.00 (US$ 20,878) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018, 18 February 2019, 29 July 2019

The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle Campus, 32 Mouat Street, FREMANTLE, Western Australia, 6959, PERTH, Australia