Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Digital Media

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

Content is key and as creators of content, digital media specialists are in strong demand for communication and marketing roles across Australia. This course prepares you to tell the stories that matter, while you develop the creative and production skills you need to forge a career in today’s fast-paced media environments. You’ll develop skills in writing, production, visual and research skills, and gain access to work experience opportunities and networks of industry professionals across the media and communications spectrum. Southern Cross University is proud to partner with Australia’s premier regional industry association Screenworks to provide mentoring and internship opportunities for our creative arts students. Students have the opportunity to learn from screen industry leaders, building the knowledge and networks they need for successful creative careers.


must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points) comprising: 20 core units (240 credit points), and 4 equivalent elective units (48 credit points).


  • Digital design
  • Journalism
  • Screen media
  • Digital marketing
  • Music and technology
  • Creative writing
  • Cultural studies
  • Visual culture

Standard entry requirements

Australian Year 12

Study pathways

An Honours year is available to selected students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Coomera creative campus International: $88,080 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Lismore International: $92,496 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online campus International: $92,496 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years

Further information

Students have had their work published in a variety of regional, national and international publications and graduates have worked with numerous media organisations including APN News and Media, ABC Radio and TV, SBS TV and News Limited. Graduates typically work in online, print and broadcast journalism, film and television production, radio, advertising, multimedia and/or online production, as graphic designers, as publicists, in marketing communications, and in public relations.

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