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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Media and Digital Cultures (Major)

Course code: #2000

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Media and Digital Cultures (Major)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $34,960 AUD

  • Application fee

    $100 AUD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    001942A

Highlights
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Summer-February 30-November-2021 2021-11-30
Winter-July 31-May-2022 2022-05-31
Summer-February 30-November-2022 2022-11-30
Winter-July 31-May-2023 2023-05-31

Overview

Bachelor of Arts - Media and Digital Cultures (Major)

One degree. Endless opportunities. Discover your passion while equipping yourself with the skills to succeed in the changing, global workplace.

The future of work is unknown, with people and enterprise skills in increasing demand across all industries. UQ’s Bachelor of Arts graduates are ideally placed to thrive and adapt to this changing environment. 

As an arts student you'll develop your own innate sense of curiosity, resilience and entrepreneurial spirit, and graduate ready to tackle an uncertain future in an uncertain world. 

With one of the most comprehensive course offerings in Australia, you have the opportunity to explore the subjects you love by choosing from more than 45 study areas across the humanities, social sciences and languages.

History gives you perspective, philosophy allows you to think and form arguments, music and theatre brings thoughts and feelings to life, while languages and social science allow you to explore different worlds and cultures.

You can even combine your Bachelor of Arts with 15 other undergraduate degrees including law, engineering, science or business, and complete 2 degrees in a shorter time.

The Bachelor of Arts provides you with creative and critical thinking skills that help you build a portfolio of skills and capabilities that can be transferred across industries such as government, health care, education, business and finance and higher education.

You'll have access to a range of internships, work experience opportunities and field work tailored to your career aspirations. These will allow you to develop professional skills, build powerful networks, and learn how to thrive in the future workplace.

Media and Digital Cultures:

Explore contemporary digital cultures around the globe and broaden your horizons with this major. Focus on the ubiquity of digital media technologies in our lives, the role of media in cultural life, the emergence of digital media industries and technologies and much more.

Learn about new forms of media consumption and cultural practice, digital media industries and technologies and the cultural formations characteristic of media-dense digital societies.

Graduates often go on to careers in the events, marketing, media and communication fields.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$49,520

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,424
Accommodation 1 bed room $14,560
Tuition 1 person $34,960

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Transcript
  • Award / Testamur
  • English language Test
  • Curriculum Vita / Work Reference
  • Passport / National ID card
  • GTE Checklist
  • GTE Assessment Form
  • Other Supporting Document/s

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

87
19
listening
21
writing
19
speaking
19
reading

PTE

64
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE) offers English language courses that can help you meet UQ's English language requirements.

Package offers:

If you meet all the academic entry requirements for your preferred UQ program, but need help to meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for a package offer.

A package offer includes:

  • an English language course at UQ's Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE), and
  • a conditional offer of admission to a UQ program.

When you apply for your UQ program, indicate that you want to apply for a package offer. Don't apply directly to ICTE.

You still need to provide evidence of your current English language ability (e.g. IELTS or another recognised test). We will assess your skills and place you in the best English course for your level.

Depending on your current English level you will be offered a place in one of the following English language pathways:

  • Bridging English (BE) – study for between 10 and 30 weeks. You can use the final assessment to satisfy the English language entry requirements for your UQ program.

Entry requirements:

You need to meet the academic requirements for entry to the UQ program and be within the specified range of English language proficiency for that program. Minimum entry is IELTS 5.0 or recognised equivalent for most programs, with some programs requiring a higher level.

  • General English (GE) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) – study for between 5 and 45 weeks. Take an approved English language test at ICTE at the end of the course to show you meet UQ's English language entry requirements.

Entry requirements:

General English (GE): IELTS 4.0 to IELTS 4.5

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) has three entry points – IELTS 5.0, 5.5 or 6.0. 

Bridging English (BE): Minimum entry is IELTS 5.0 (or recognised equivalent) for most UQ programs, with some UQ programs requiring a higher level.


Academic background and requirement

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).

If you need help meeting the entry requirements for your preferred program, the university offers a range of pathways to upgrade your qualifications and English language proficiency.

Choosing a pathway:

The best pathway for you will depend on your previous study and the entry requirements you need to meet.

  • Increase your entry score:
     

To increase your entry score, you may be able to complete a:

  1. foundation program, or
  2. tertiary studies pathway.

 

  • Meet subject prerequisites:

To meet a subject prerequisite, you may be able to complete a:

  1. foundation program, or
  2. tertiary studies pathway.

 

  • Meet all minimum entry requirements:
     

To meet all minimum entry requirements, you may be able to complete a foundation program.

  • Improve your English language proficiency

 

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

 

GPA:

India: All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) 77.5

China: Gaokao 75

Pakistan: Pakistan Inter-Higher Secondary School Certificate 65

Career opportunities

Media and Digital Cultures:

  • Events and marketing coordinator
  • Media and communications officer
  • Content creator
  • Digital marketing coordinator
  • Digital media specialist
  • Digital media manager
  • Media buyer

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