Whether it’s for print, broadcast, or digital media, in our media studies courses, you’ll learn to perfect your writing skills.

In a media studies degree you’ll debate news and current affairs, including controversial topics like globalisation, media ownership, policy and regulations, digital technologies and social media. 

Our media studies courses emphasise practical skills and projects, so you’ll leave with strong skills in writing and communication — and you’ll know how to handle and deliver complex messages to different audiences.

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  • "The options for studying abroad at Swinburne have allowed me to travel the world. I've developed key international business connects, improved my critical thinking skills and have studied global industries."

    Sammy , studying media studies

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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