Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Communication and Media

University of Wollongong

Combining a Bachelor of Communication and Media with a Bachelor of Arts degree places a strong emphasis on applied learning and offers a broad introduction to ways in which new media practices shape our everyday lives, both in the workplace and in our communities. It will equip students with critical and creative thinking skills and effective communication and problem-solving skills, all of which are required for high achievement in a range of media or related careers. A Bachelor of Arts degree is one of the most popular degrees at University. Students who are passionate and curious about humanity and society enjoy the breadth and flexibility of the Bachelor of Arts degree. This degree will allow students to hone their skills of analysis and interpretation, and their ability to synthesise complex ideas; skills that are essential to practical problem solving and highly valuable to a wide range of employers. Every real-world problem today has a cultural and social dimension that can be understood using the skills gained in a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Wollongong
Institution CRICOS: 00102E

Subjects

  • Archaeology and Ancient History, English Literatures, Environmental Humanities, French, History, Indigenous Studies, Italian, Japanese, Legal Studies, Mandarin (Non-Chinese Background Students), Mandarin (Character Background Students), Philosophy, Photography, Politics, Science and Technology Studies, International Relations, Sociology, Spanish, Creative Writing, or Writing and English Literatures
  • Digital and Social Media, Visual Communication Design, Journalism, Global Screen Media and Marketing, Communication and Advertising.

UOW focuses on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.  At this university you will have the support you need to do your best.  There is a comprehensive range of services for learning support and wellbeing.  UOW is a top ranked Australian university for student experience, with five stars for “Student Support” and “Teaching Quality” in the 2018 Good Universities Guide.  The University’s commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace; for the tenth year in a row UOW is ranked by employers in the top 1% of universities in the world. (QS World University Rankings Graduate Employers survey, 2018)  

Study in Wollongong

The City of Wollongong is one of Australia’s most beautiful cities.  It’s located just 90 minutes south of Sydney – close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney CBD, but without the crowds, pollution and expense of a big city. The UOW Wollongong campus lies between green mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering you a quality of life that’s hard to beat. It’s an ideal learning environment and there are also plenty of exciting activities to keep you entertained when you are not studying.

The University offers a range of flexible and affordable accommodation options for international students both on-campus and nearby. And you can’t beat Wollongong for getting around! The “Gong Shuttle” buses provide regular, free transport to the uni and around the City of Wollongong 7 days a week.

There are over 125 student clubs and societies on campus to enhance students’ personal, social and academic development, including UOW’s Vietnamese Student Association.  Other popular groups on campus for Vietnamese students include International Student Programs, incorporating English conversation groups, social events and sightseeing trips, and social sport, using UOW’s fabulous sporting facilities to reduce stress and stay healthy.

Wollongong campus study areas

Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees are offered in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Engineering & Information Sciences
  • Law, Humanities & the Arts
  • Science, Medicine & Health
  • Social Sciences

Study in Sydney

In addition to its original Wollongong campus, UOW offers some of its most popular Business programs in downtown Sydney.  The Sydney campus is just minutes’ walk from Sydney Harbour and the famous Opera House.  It is a welcoming place to study and provides access to the latest technology, learning development mentors and workshops, student counsellors and networking events.

Sydney campus study areas

Master programs in Business.  

Study in South Western Sydney

UOW South Western Sydney offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that meet the demands of Sydney’s rapidly expanding South West. 

South Western Sydney study areas

Arts, Business, IT, Health Management and Double Degrees in Arts/Law and Business/Law 

UOW College

Located on the Main Wollongong campus, UOW College offers a range of quality English language and academic pathway (Foundation, Diploma) courses. 

Phone: +61 2 4221 3218 

Email: futurestudents@uow.edu.au

Address: Future Students, University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia

Web: www.uow.edu.au/future/international/vietnam

UOW CRICOS: 00102E; UOW College CRICOS 02723D

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