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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Communication (Digital and Social Media) Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

The rapidly evolving digital communications industries require practitioners who are technologically literate, culturally sophisticated, innovative and resourceful. This degree introduces students to key debates around the role of social media in everyday life and focuses on developing innovative and analytical solutions to problems through the use of digital and social media. It also provides students with practical skills in social media management, user experience and user interface design, and digital marketing.

This degree combines a professional degree with immersion in another language and culture, enhancing professional training and career options. The combined course seeks to augment the value of the digital and social media degree by broadening awareness and understanding of another language and culture.

The degree offers a comprehensive introduction to digital and social media as a social phenomenon and future career pathway. The degree is one of first media degrees in Australia to specifically focus on social media, is taught by content experts and industry practitioners, and is well recognised within industry. Graduates are technologically literate, analytically sophisticated, innovative and resourceful.

Campus Information

Sydney

Intakes

  • March

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 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 options include social media manager, UX/UI designer, digital campaign manager, prototype designer, digital entrepreneur, policy analyst, digital content producer, digital marketing specialist, and communications officer.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

There are no prior language requirements for the international studies program. Entry level to the various language and culture programs depends upon students' prior knowledge of the relevant language. Students are admitted to the international studies program with no guarantee of entry to a specific major, although every effort is made to meet students' preferences.

Minimum English Language Requirement

  • Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0;
    or
  • TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21;
    or
  • AE5: Pass;
    or
  • PTE: 58-64;
    or
  • CAE: 176-184