Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Science

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This double degree increases career options across communication and science fields. The communication program prepares students for professional roles in the rapidly evolving communication industries. Students gain exposure to a broad range of communication literacies and local and international communication platforms through on-campus learning, international study experiences and engagement with world-leading research. Students will understand the importance of cultural diversity, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, in national and globalised communications environments. The science program offers a broad range of science options and the flexibility to tailor a science degree to suit student's individual interests and career aspirations. The real-world approach to teaching ensures the course has a significant practical component providing graduates with the skills sought by employers.

Structure

  • 384 credit points. Communication component: 192 credit points (16 units)
  • 4 core units and 12 major units. Science component: 192 credit points
  • a set of foundation core science units followed by a chosen major. Students undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Subjects

  • Biological sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Earth science
  • Environmental science
  • Journalism
  • Professional communication
  • Physics

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12, or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

Recognition

Journalism: Australian Journalists' Association (AJA) section of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA). Graduates of each Science major are eligible for full or associate membership of a number of discipline-based professional associations.

Study pathways

Pathways to the Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Gardens Point International: $151,900 Yes No information available
Kelvin Grove International: $151,900 Yes No information available

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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