Media and Communication
Why study Media and Communication?
Studying Media at the University of Tasmania gives you access to a range of exciting and still emerging careers in film, television, journalism, radio, marketing and advertising, strategic communications, media research and events management.
Supervised by academics and expert technical staff, you will leave with a portfolio of work to take to industry, and the confidence that comes from completing internships in local, national and overseas settings.
With a strong reputation in Media research, we offer a variety of postgraduate research courses that will develop your advanced research knowledge and skills. You will leave with a portfolio of work to take to industry, and the confidence that comes from completing internships in local, national and overseas settings.
Our graduates work in diverse career fields that value media literacy and industry knowledge. These include advertising and marketing, corporate communications and public relations, online news and news media, business and management, environmental media and advocacy, film and television, radio, foreign affairs, law and criminal justice, local, state and federal government, not-for-profit and charities, publishing, research, teaching, and tourism.
- Advertising creative director
- Art director and copywriter
- Broadcaster, presenter
- Campaign manager
- Documentary maker/producer
- Events manager
- Film production crew
- Media and market researcher
- Media adviser
- News producer
- Public relations consultant
- Policy adviser and analyst
- Science communicator
- Screen and media entrepreneur
- Social media content creator
- Sports writer and presenter
- Travel writer or editor
In the Media and Communication program you are able to study units across Screen, News and Journalism, Strategic Communications, and Media Practice and Analysis.
Through the Media production units and work-integrated learning opportunities with industry, you will graduate with a portfolio a real-world projects to take to employers.
The Media program is unique in that you are able to focus your studies directly within the Media School, or complete any complementary major university wide to diversify your skills in a particular area of interest.
Interested in studying with us? Explore our courses
Media and Communication
Being able to make media and understand its role in culture and society opens doors to a range of exciting careers. From day one of studying with us, you'll begin building your professional portfolio.
Each course and unit is linked to its own page with more detailed information at Courses & Units | Media.
Our Honours program provides students with an advanced exploration of Media. Comprised of specialised core units and a research thesis or project, study at the honours level introduces skills and methods involved in independent research.
With our Postgraduate Coursework programs you can develop your professional knowledge and expertise into a qualification. Study options are available both online and on campus, and part-time.