Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Communication and Media - ARAR02
|Location:||UC - Canberra, Bruce|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline(s):||School of Design and the Built Environment
School of Arts and Communications
|English Language Requirements:||Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0|
Ignite your creativity and show the world what you can do
Explore the intricacies of design and discover how creativity, form and function can inspire and influence. Then combine this with the hands-on knowledge and experience required of journalists, marketing managers and other media and communications professionals around the world to forge an exciting creative career with tangible results with UC’s Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Communications and Media double degree.
As a student of design, your job is to create an experience that is functional, beautiful, intuitive and accessible. As a communications and media student your challenge is to examine creative ideologies, a range of platforms and target audiences and develop solutions to influence change. Together these two disciplines will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a creative career full of inspiration, problem-solving and great stories.
Taught in small, more personalised classes, the course offers an individually tailored learning environment that ensures each student receives the highest level of support and encouragement throughout their UC journey.
Combine a Bachelor of Design and a Bachelor of Communications and Media at UC and you will:
- identify the different stages of the ‘design for manufacture’ process
- gain the knowledge and skills necessary to launch your own interaction design business or seek employment within global markets across all industries.
- select appropriate methods, materials and processes for designing and prototyping products
- employ innovative use of different visual and emerging media types across print, screen and packaging
- develop effective design solutions for specific audiences and learn to apply advanced 2D and 3D digital design technologies
- specialise in one of four professional communications areas: journalism, marketing communication, corporate and public communication and sports media
- apply professional judgement and knowledge in adapting marketing communication theories, principles and methodologies across diverse social, cultural and organisational contexts
- explore narratives that inform, persuade and generate change.
The career choices are virtually endless with UC’s Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Communications and Media. Graduates will be able to explore working in a wide range of creative and/or communications roles, such as:
- industrial designer
- urban planner
- set designer
- graphic designer
- design consultant
- digital manufacturing designer
- creative copywriter
- advertising account manager
- content developer
- digital media specialist
- social media manager
- campaign manager
- media or marketing analyst
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
Periods Course is Open to New Admissions
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.
|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)|
|Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)||BDes (IndDes)|
|Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)||BDes (InteractionDes)|
|Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)||BDes (VisCommDes)|
|Bachelor of Communication and Media (Corporate and Public Communication)||Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism)||Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)||Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)||Bachelor of Communication and Media (Sports Media)||Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)||Bachelor of Communication and Media (Marketing Communication)|
Unit Delivery ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
Information for Fee Paying Students
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.
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|Course Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
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Standard 4 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.
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Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)
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- 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
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