Turn your words into a career
Learn how to communicate the stories of people, places, politics and business in an engaging, relevant and memorable manner. Lead the charge in communications and media careers like journalism, radio hosting, public relations and more to shape the way we communicate.
Gain a combination of learned and practical expertise thanks to our distinctive, state-of-the-art facilities, hands-on approach to learning and valuable industry opportunities.
At the heart of Australian politics, industry and culture, there’s no better place for professional placements, exposure and experience than Canberra.
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We’ll connect you directly to industry thanks to our focus on practical learning.
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Our learning spaces
Our TV studio is used for training in a wide variety of production scenarios, with a focus on film and digital media production as well as news and sports broadcasting.
Run by students, UCFM is UCs very own radio station where you will gain the real-world skills needed to move into the world of media and journalism.
Professionally fitted, the green room is the perfect place to get creative and take your video and film projects to the next level.
Equipped with cutting edge technology the visual and audio booth is the place to go if you want to record and stream high-quality video and audio.
Bring your ideas to life in one of several computer labs equipped with industry standard software allowing you to develop your technical skills.
Media Resource Centre
Equipped with professional gear for all in-studio and on-location projects our resource centre will allow you to bring your creative ideas to life.
The home of creative education
Develop your talents and get industry ready with UC. You will have access to an expansive suite of technology and equipment to help you bring your ideas to life.
Looking to upskill, specialise or change careers? Our range of Creative Industries courses are designed to match your skills and passions to a fulfilling career in the creative sector.
Do you have personal or school-based projects you’re proud of? Bypass standard university admissions by submitting five pieces of your most accomplished work in the arts.
At UC we value the importance of real-world, practical learning to ensure you graduate connected, skilled and ready for career success. Connect with real clients, mentors and industry from day one and build your professional network before you graduate.
What’s more, you’ll prepare for your future career and showcase your skills through internships, study tours, competitions and exhibitions.
Communication and Media students, Sabrina, Eddison and Rose put their individual skillsets into action and each played an important role in the roll out of the 2021 Census thanks to a paid internship with the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
"When I began my UC degree, I was still forming a view of the career path I would take. After completing it, I felt like I was equipped with the confidence, skills and knowledge to begin my career in the marketing industry. This degree was a major factor in my rapid rise to Partner at The Mark Agency, and I actively look to employ UC students today."
Bachelor of Communication and Media
Want to know more? Get in touch with our Future Students team to find out more about studying Communication and Media with UC.