Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Media and Communications)

Study Area

Media and communications

Study Level



The University of Sydney



Course Detail


Camperdown/Darlington campus

Intake Time

March, August

Standard Duration

4 Years

About the Course

This stream of the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies will provide you with a broad array of skills tailored to meet the needs of the fast-changing media and communications landscape. Gain real-world experience in media writing, radio, video and digital media production, and media relations as well as a scholarly and critical education in media and communications theory and practice. You will also undertake a second major from a range of disciplines available in the shared pool, and advanced coursework including a substantial final-year project. You will undertake a compulsory internship where you will get hands-on experience and make valuable contacts. Internships are available in a variety of areas, including national and international journalism placements, public relations and advertising agencies, national television and radio, and major print and online media. This practical work experience in your chosen field of interest can give you a definite edge over other graduates as you seek professional employment after graduation.


Average Score


A minimum result of 6.5 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band (if specialising in English, a minimum result of 7.0 overall including a minimum result of 6.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 7.0 in Writing)

Background Requirements


The University of Sydney

Institute Ranking

#40 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #2 in Australia

Program Ranking

#2 in Australia for Communication and Media, #21 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020