¿Qué aprenderé?

Effective communications rely on a keen understanding of culture, both national and international, as well as a strong grasp of contemporary media. This double degree will equip students with both critical and theoretical perspectives.

This course will provide Media and Communications graduates with a well-rounded higher education.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply an international perspective and a global outlook to industry.
  • Apply creative thinking and innovation to generate and evaluate complex ideas and provide sustainable solutions to contemporary challenges.
  • Collaborate in team project settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes.
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural awareness, including Indigenous cultural competence in a range of professional contexts.
  • Obtain, analyze and interpret information using transliteracy skills, including technology, information literacy and numeracy proficiency.

Majors you can study in this course

One or more of the majors in this course is externally recognized when studied within this course. Refer to the major for more information.


  • English
  • History
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Writing

Media and Communication

  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Film and Video
  • Journalism
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Public Relations

Course structure

Students are required to complete: 2 Core units and 2 Elective units (from anywhere within the School); plus 2 Arts Core units and a 12-unit Arts Major; plus 2 Communication Core units and a 12-unit Communication Major.

Career opportunities

This double degree provides students with lifelong transferable skills, equipping them for employment in a wide range of professions, including communications professions and for further study in a variety of disciplines.

Possible future job titles

Diplomat, Editor, Writer, Advertising Executive, Broadcaster, Journalist, Community Service Professional, Media Commentator, Communications Officer, Policy Analyst.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Arts and Humanities



Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
A$29.950,00 (US$ 20.459) por año
Fecha de inicio

24 Febrero 2020, 27 Julio 2020


Mount Lawley Campus

2 Bradford Street,


Western Australia,

6050, PERTH, Australia

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must have obtained minimum of 24 points (minimum of 28 points for Law) consisting of aggregate from 3 higher level and 3 subsidiary level. Minimum grade 3 at higher level for an English subject, or minimum grade of 4 at standard level for an English subject. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic: PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 52 - 57 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169; or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 including TWE of 5.

Para estudiantes internacionales

All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course.

  • AQF Cert IV;
  • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;
  • University Preparation Course;
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test; or
  • Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Minimum requirements for secondary school results can change, depending on the country where you completed secondary study.

English competency requirements

  • IELTS Academic - Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0).
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - 52 with no scores less than 50.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17.
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) - Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better.
  • International Baccalaureate - Higher level English grade 3 (2011) or grade 4 (2012 onwards) or a Standard Level (SL) grade of 4. Can be achieved through IB Certificate or IB Diploma. Note: IB Certificate does not satisfy ECU's minimum academic entry requirements for undergraduate entry
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE) - An overall minimum score of 169 with no individual band less than 169.
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - An overall minimum score of 169 with no individual band less than 169.

Encuentra las fechas y centros de examen IELTS más cercanos a ti

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

Opciones de Pathways

Ofrecidos por otras alianzas

Esta universidad acepta cursos de Pathways de
  • Edith Cowan College (ECC)

Acerca de esta universidad

ECU es una de las 150 mejores universidades del mundo con menos de 50 años de edad según el Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018.

  • Tres campus repartidos por el suroeste de Australia.
  • Aprendizaje integral laboral cubriendo la demanda industrial.
  • Constantemente reconocida en Australia por calidad docente.
  • Muchas becas para apoyar a estudiantes internacionales.