Create compelling media

Want to produce television/radio programs, create animation, develop a documentary or understand the ins and outs of video and sound production? USQ’s Bachelor of Communication and Media (Television and Radio) provides a practical environment for students interested in the professional use of media broadcast technologies.

You will have access to USQ’s remote access radio and television studios. You will also receive valuable practical experience through USQ's strong industry links to some of Queensland’s best-known media organizations.

Career outcomes

You can pursue a career as a production technician, studio room operator, animator, camera operator, production coordinator, digital board operator, audio-visual producer or post-production supervisor.

Program structure

Courses to be studied

  • plus 1 x 8-unit Television and Radio major (8 units)
  • plus 1 x second 8-unit major from Bachelor of Communication and Media* (8 units)
  • or 2 x 4-unit minors from Bachelor of Communication and Media*
  • or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x approved courses

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode/ Cost

  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 6560
  • Domestic full fee paying: AUD 19520

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allow you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Admission pathways

A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.

*Further admission information

An adjusted Selection Rank is a result of combining additional ranks through special entry schemes for admission.

Special entry schemes for admissions may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your Selection Rank, through the allocation of additional ranks in certain circumstances.

How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November 2018.
  • Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
  • Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.

If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Program taught in:
  • English

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