Media and Communication

Being able to make media and understand its role in culture and society opens doors to a range of exciting careers.

Course options

Bachelor of Media and Communication

Learn from, and work with, industry leaders

Our media school is 10 minutes from some of the leading media organisations in Tasmania

Work on real projects for real clients

Design and produce projects including documentaries and podcasts with real industry clients

Live and breathe the media industry

Take part in placements with industry partners and media practitioners.

Study options

You can also complete a major in your elective space from other courses in the University. A major is an area of focus in your degree. During your studies, you’ll choose an area that interests you, and then study a group of units related to that area. Find out more at What is a Major?

In addition to core skills and knowledge in Media and Communication, you can tailor your degree with studies in a wide range of areas, including:

Gain hands-on experience in filming and recording sound, editing, and design. Your studies will also focus on production planning and storytelling.

Develop a deep understanding of the theory and practice behind news production. You’ll also learn the craft of news writing, including research and interviewing.

Develop an understanding and knowledge of how public relations professionals interact with the media and the community.

Challenge yourself to rethink what it means to be an audience, and learn to explore the relationship between media, culture, and social change.

Learn the key elements of writing for film, television and digital media across all genres. You’ll be taken through the process of developing a script from conception.

Find out more about what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and scholarships - and to apply.

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Career opportunities

Media and communications graduates are sought by many industries. These are some of the top careers projected to grow in the next five years.^

15.8%

Public Relations
professionals

Projected increase by 2024

21.7%

Advertising and
Marketing
professionals

Projected increase by 2024

9.2%

Multimedia
specialists

Projected increase by 2024

^ ABS Labour Force Survey, National Skills Commission trend data to May 2019 and projections to 2024.

Feature Story

Making her mark at Mona

Eleanor Robb discovered a passion for media and film related subjects at university. Combined with her love for the creative arts, she landed her dream job at Mona.

Read more about Eleanor's story