Bachelor of Communication University of the Sunshine Coast

3.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Sunshine Coast
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The world is experiencing unprecedented change and communication is at the forefront of this change. Taught by industry professionals, the Bachelor of Communication provides you with the essential combination of theoretical and practice-based digital, social media and communication skills across the communication industries. The program offers you an opportunity to gain both a breadth and depth of knowledge in the core communication disciplines, building your skills and preparing you to work in media, marketing and communication. The ability for you to select a combination of discipline study areas to suit your skills, interests and career aspirations means that you will graduate with a range of proficiencies and flexibility of employment choices in an industry characterised by rapid change.

You can choose to major in Creative Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing and benefit from the opportunity to work with real clients developing real communication solutions in our on-campus student communications agency Digitall, or through projects and work placements within industry. As you progress through your degree, your interest in the industry flourishes as briefs from your clients roll in. Real clients with real communication needs waiting to be met, with real deadlines for real markets. You’ll work in agency teams in Digitall. Each of you has a role to play in your team. One is creative director while another leads strategy and yet another liaises with your client and keeps your team on track. Ideas snowball, whiteboards fill with ideas, the best ones turning into communication campaigns that are ready to present to your client – ready to go to market. Imagine this experience on your resume!

Majors

Creative advertising
Journalism
Marketing
Public relations

Careers

Depending on the major selected: journalism, professional writing, public relations, event management, advertising, corporate communication, creative writing, web...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Communication University of the Sunshine Coast based on 2 reviews
Rating
3.5
Job prospects
4.5
Teachers
3.0
Course work
3.0
Time worthy
4.0
Money Worthy
4.0



Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2019

I'm doing a Journalism major.

Positives: My tutors go out of their way to ensure they are not only teaching us content, but that we fully know and understand it. They spend time out of hours discussing things that need working on and provide us ways to improve. My tutors are always more than willing to reply to my question...

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April 2018
Year completed 2016

I'm doing a PR major.

Positives: Better grasp on how to think critically

Negatives: Everything - structure, price, lectures, sudden changes to course outlines and now majority of the courses aren’t relevant to the industry

My advice to future students is: Still cheaper than a Marketing degree and more options

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