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Bachelor of Communication and Media/ Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management - ARMG01

Course Code: ARMG01
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 361532
CRICOS Code: 099002B
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

The ultimate show and tell

Use your energy and creativity to design and produce the finest social events, then use your communication and media skills to present your masterpiece on the world stage with the UC Bachelor of Communication and Media/Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management double degree.

The course will push you creatively and will help develop your project management capabilities while giving you the tools to imagine, design and create events that engage, inspire and influence and integrated advertising communication campaigns designed to stimulate maximum audience participation.

Collectively you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of how to produce a world class professional event from initial concept development and funding all the way through to integrated advertising, production and delivery.

This course also offers smaller, more personalised classes, delivering students with an individually tailored learning environment to ensure they receive the highest level of support and encouragement throughout their UC study journey.

Study a Bachelor of Communication and Media and Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management at UC and you will:

  • apply professional judgement and knowledge in adapting marketing communication theories, principles and methodologies across diverse social, cultural and organisational contexts
  • work flexibly, collaboratively and autonomously in deadline-driven environments
  • learn strategy and campaign development, social and digital analytics, the basics of graphic design and visual language, multi-media production and stakeholder management
  • create professional communication and media work that supports, promotes or critiques a range of domestic and global programs or issues
  • apply the management skills necessary to function effectively, strategically and ethically in business and entrepreneurial roles in the event and tourism management arenas.

Career opportunities

The UC Bachelor of Communication and Media/Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management degree is a unique course that offers highly transferable qualifications that can be used in a variety of industries or jobs, such as:

  • event manager
  • conference centre manager
  • tourism information officer
  • restaurant manager
  • public relations officer
  • marketing manager
  • festival program director
  • advertising campaign manager
  • wedding planner
  • travel consultant
  • tourism policy officer
  • local government economic development manager
  • tourism research consultant
  • tourism attraction manager
  • tourism bus company manager
  • hotel or resort executive.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students:
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727
Prospective Domestic Students:
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students:
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management B Event&TrsmMgt
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Corporate and Public Communication) BComm&Media (Corp&PubComm)
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism) BComm&Media (Jnl)
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Marketing Communication) BComm&Media (MktgComm)
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Sports Media) BComm&Media (SportsMedia)

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Communication and Media (Corporate and Public Communication) Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism) Bachelor of Communication and Media (Sports Media) Bachelor of Communication and Media (Marketing Communication) Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020 CSP $29,000
2019 CSP $28,000

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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Course Duration

Standard 4 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

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Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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