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Macquarie University (MQU)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Media and Communications

In today’s always-on environment where seemingly everyone wants news and entertainment at their fingertips, the heart of storytelling is an exciting and powerful place to be.

Whether you’re interested in making your own films or music videos, writing for print and online publications, designing interactive and trans-media websites, producing radio podcasts and broadcasts, or managing public relations campaigns, this degree will equip you with the skills you’ll need to respond to today’s – and tomorrow’s – rapidly evolving media environment.


  • This degree offers a sophisticated blend of media theory and production underpinned by current theoretical approaches and production skills.
  • You’ll develop production skills reflecting a range of industry practices in which the contemporary media producer must be able to operate across platforms.
  • You’ll have access to professional-quality studios for screen production, drama, dance, music recording and radio production; industry-standard digital workstations; a specially equipped theatre for screenings; and digital production tools.
  • Teaching staff are widely published academics and award-winning media producers with industry experience in their area of expertise.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a media internship, which will enhance your employment prospects.
  • You’ll have the option of undertaking two majors if you wish to further your multidisciplinary skills and knowledge.

Choose from the following options:

  • Interactive Design
  • International Communications
  • Journalism and Non-Fiction Writing
  • Media Studies
  • Moving Image and Sound Studies
  • Public Relations and Social Media
  • Radio and Podcasting
  • Screen Practice and Production

Campus Information

North Ryde

Sydney New South Wales 2109 Australia


  • Feb Deadline: Dec
  • July Deadline: May

Application Processing Time in Days: 7

Application Process

More Information Required
4 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
0 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
7 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

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
A Macquarie course can set your dream career in motion.


  • Content producer
  • Creative entrepreneur
  • Cross-cultural worker
  • Cross-platform producer
  • Designer
  • Documentary producer
  • Film and television producer
  • Games designer
  • Independent film maker
  • Journalist
  • Lobbyist and activist
  • Policy analyst
  • Researcher or academic
  • Social media specialist
  • Sound producer
  • Web producer


  • Advertising agencies 
  • Broadcast and community media – radio, TV 
  • Creative agencies 
  • Higher education 
  • Media agencies 
  • Multimedia or digital agencies 
  • News agencies 
  • Production studios – film, TV, sound 
  • Self-employment 
  • Web agencies

PSW Opportunity

After completion of Bachelor's degree student is eligible for 2 years PSW.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For international students, Macquarie uses a selection rank to determine the minimum eligibility requirement for each undergraduate course. This rank has been converted into equivalent scores for various recognised international high school qualifications and university entrance examinations, including global qualifications like the International Baccalaureate (IB) and GCE A-Levels.

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