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Major

Digital Media

Bachelor of Communication

This major focuses on the continuous evolution of media technologies and industries.

It also covers the interactive and data-driven platforms that now form the basis of everyday media infrastructure, significant domains of cultural production such as news and television, and the role media plays in the formation of identity.

You'll learn a combination of critical analytic, research, production, management and planning skills related to contemporary media industries.

Graduates will be candidates for work in the media industries, as well as the expanding array of organisations that have in-house media production and management.

Highlights

96 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2021

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Broadcast producer
  • Digital content producer
  • Social media producer
  • Digital media manager
  • Digital content writer
  • Digital editor
  • Digital media specialist
  • Social media strategist
  • Social media data strategist
  • Social media manager
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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Media Design
  • Digital Media Industries
  • Digital Project
  • Media Platforms

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 2, 2021, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options for students who can't attend in person. Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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