Undergraduate course

Bachelor of Digital Media and Communication

A place where communication and creativity collide. With a strong focus on web analytics and conceptual skills, this three-year integrated degree will prepare you for a rapidly changing world.

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Murdoch code

B1396

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

3

Selection rank

70

CRICOS code

103450F
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Overview

In a time of change, it is more important than ever that we use data to inform the way we communicate across a variety of platforms and across different mediums.

Using data and analytics to understand how modern communication works across the globe, you will learn the specialist skills needed to work in the field of communication.

You will learn the skills to communicate in a range of context from web communications to social media, digital media and news media.

3 reasons to study a Bachelor of Digital Media & Communication at Murdoch 

  1. Murdoch is the only university in Western Australia to offer a degree where communication and digital media come to life.
  2. Learn the ins and outs of industry as you work with real organisations on real projects to create media productions and tackle communication issues.
  3. Gain valuable experience by working in our on-campus creative consultancy MESH. Some of our students have worked on projects with clients including Royal Life Saving Western Australia and the Western Australian Division of the United Nations.

Develop your skills 

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include;

  • Working in the commercial environment.
  • The foundations of media theories, ethics and production.
  • Communicating to different audiences using different mediums.
  • Production processes and research.
  • How to solve complex problems using creative, technical and critical thinking skills.

Your future career

Studying a Bachelor of Digital Media & Communication could see you working in a number of creative industries including publishing and communication, creative media or in digital sectors, to name a few. Careers could include:

  • Web Communication Specialist
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Consultant or Freelancer
  • Client Production Officer
  • Publication Design Professional
  • Online and Mobile Journalism Professional
  • Web Analytics Consultant

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Structure

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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