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Bachelor of Communication

The UTS Bachelor of Communication is a career-focused, multi-skilled, practice-oriented degree with the option to complete two majors and a professional internship

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Students develop expertise through two majors, core and elective subjects, and combined degree options, enabling them to graduate with a multi-skill set giving greater employment options, a competitive edge, and making them more adaptable to today’s rapidly changing media industry.

The degree is offered with the following six majors and possible combined degrees with International Studies, Law or Creative Intelligence and Innovation.


Course structure 144cp: Major 48cp, Second Major 48cp, Core subjects 24cp, Electives 24cp

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Second major

Select one of the following second major* 48cp options:

  • Creative Writing, 48cp
  • Digital and Social Media, 48cp
  • Journalism, 48cp
  • Public Communication, 48cp
  • Social and Political Sciences, 48cp
  • 2 Second Major subjects and 4 electives, 48cp

UTS:Communication undergraduate course guide 2017 (PDF, 2.9MB, 28 pages)

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Multi-skill set

Students may choose various 1st and 2nd major combinations to develop their desired skill set, such as:

  • Journalism + Digital and Social Media
  • Media Arts and Production + Creative Writing
  • Public Communication + Digital and Social Media
  • Digital and Social Media + Social and Political Sciences
  • Creative Writing + Public Communication
  • Social and Political Sciences + Journalism

*Note: Students apply for the course through UAC according to their first major, and select their second major once enrolled at UTS. 2nd major choices are subject to attaining minimum GPA scores during first year. And Media Arts and Production is not available as a second major.

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Combined degrees

Take your career and multi-skill set one step further and combine your degree. Options include:

  • Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
  • Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation

Read about: Combined degrees with Communication


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