Bachelor of Communication and Media / Bachelor of Economics and Finance

University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Communication and Media - Bachelor of Economics and Finance has a strong focus on international media and business and encourages an understanding of how producers and consumers interact in a media-saturated world. It teaches a diverse skill set and equips students with critical and creative thinking skills, along with effective communication and problem-solving skills that students can take into a range of careers. The Bachelor of Communication and Media degree offers students a strong foundation in global communication and media industries. This degree has a focus on preparing students for global careers in digital and social media, visual communication design, journalism, screen media production, marketing, communication and advertising. Students will encounter key ideas in the study and practice of media and communications, and gain flexible and transferable skills that will prepare them for informed engagement with the changing world of global media culture. Economics and Finance explores the theory, policies, practices and institutions of the domestic and global economy at both the micro and macro levels. Students will develop the skills necessary to make responsible professional judgements in economic and financial decision-making, as well as identify and apply tools of analysis to a wide range of economic issues, including the behaviour of consumers and firms, the labour market, the environment, fiscal and monetary policy, and international trade.

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At a glance

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

Subjects

  • 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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