• Toll free: 1800 258 5772

University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Communication

Study a Bachelor of Communication degree to develop cutting-edge skills to produce ground-breaking, thought-provoking and engaging work in diverse media industries.

With a range of course options in communication you will learn to push your individual creative boundaries, as well as embrace the fluid transformations across today’s complex communication landscape. Choose your major area/s of study and develop strong work-ready portable skills – critical thinking, writing, creating and producing creative content for television, film, documentaries, radio, print, gaming and digital media.

Communication studies at the University of Newcastle integrate intensive practical experience and industry opportunities, preparing you for a range careers that contribute to cultural enrichment and commercial success.

Campus Information

Newcastle City campus

The University of Newcastle plays an important part in the renewed sense of vibrancy in the Newcastle CBD and our Newcastle City campus is very much at the centre of the city's burgeoning arts scene. NUspace is a $95 million landmark education building developed in 2017 by the University of Newcastle in the heart of Newcastle's CBD. NUspace harnesses the latest in technology and innovation in teaching and learning to deliver a world-class student experience by engaging students in new and exciting ways.


Established as a wholly-owned entity of the University in 2006, UON Singapore has continued to deliver and expand both its full-time and part-time programs. Our strong partnerships with leading local institutions provide our diverse range of local and international students access to a broad variety of professional networks when they graduate. Our researchers work with world-class organisations and institutions in the Singapore region and across the globe on research projects, research seminars and faculty-specific collaborations.


  • Feb
  • Aug
  • Jan

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities
The Bachelor of Communication is designed to prepare you to work creatively and analytically across a wide range of sectors and industries. It also opens pathways for further study and research.

Communication employment outcomes span exciting, dynamic and growing fields across various industries around the world, including media, journalism, public relations, advertising and marketing. There is also a good chance of you securing a job after graduating with strong industry growth projections and 83.5% of graduates getting a job within four months (Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching, 2018).

Careers by major

  • Public Relations & Strategic Communications
  • Experience Creation
  • Media Production
  • News & Digital Media

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

For More Information Please Connect To Our PSA Counselor.