University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Communication and Media (MBCD)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Communication and Media equips students with the knowledge and skills to create, develop and deliver communication across a range of platforms with a focus on communication for both traditional and online media. Practical, real-world experience is a key component of this degree and in their final year students complete an industry internship. This important hands-on experience will prepare students for a variety of communication roles.


  • 108 units of study
  • 9 units of core courses
  • 45 units of major
  • 18 units of professional concentration
  • 27 units of sub-major
  • 9 units of electives.


  • Communication
  • Media

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Certificate IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program
  • And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Study pathways

Based on academic merit and quota, students may have the option to do the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours). Other selection criteria may apply.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $92,700 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Magill International: $92,700 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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