Media and Communication

Overview

Professional communication and media plays an increasingly vital role in our consumer driven society. From advertising and marketing to journalism and public relations, the dynamic media and communications industries offer vast potential career opportunities.

Learn how to execute an advertising campaign from beginning to end, delve into the world of investigative journalism, captivate your audience with engaging media, or create a public relations strategy to address real world issues. No matter your area of interest, USQ’s Media and Communication degrees are practical and industry relevant.

Take advantage of the ability to combine specialisation areas of study to suit your interests. You can also choose to fast track your degree by studying over Semester 3.

Explore USQ's Media and Communication degrees

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Arts
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)
Mode:
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Arts
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Graduate Certificate of Business
Mode:
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Creative Arts
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Business and Innovation
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Graduate Diploma of Business
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Film and Screen Production
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Design and Interactive Technologies
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Television and Radio Production
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
Start date:
  • February
  • July

Advertising

Undergraduate
Associate Degree of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Advertising
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Design and Interactive Technologies

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Design and Interactive Technologies Major Apps & Interactive Systems Development
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Design and Interactive Technologies Major Digital Media
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July

Editing and Publishing

Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
Graduate Diploma of Editing and Publishing
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
Master of Arts Specialisation Editing & Publishing
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Editing and Publishing
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Emergency and Disaster Communication

Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate of Business Specialisation Emergency & Disaster Communication
Mode:
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Graduate Diploma of Business Specialisation Emergency & Disaster Communication
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Film TV and Radio

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Television & Radio
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Television & Radio (Extended)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) Major Film, Television & Radio
Mode:
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Creative Arts Specialisation Film, Television & Radio
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Film and Screen Production Major Film Production
Mode:
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Film and Screen Production Major Screen Production
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Television and Radio Production Major Radio Production
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Television and Radio Production Major Television Production
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Research
Doctor of Creative Arts
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Journalism

Undergraduate
Associate Degree of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts Major Journalism (Extended)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts Major Journalism Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major Journalism Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Journalism
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
  • Springfield
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Journalism (Extended)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
  • Springfield
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Postgraduate
Master of Arts Specialisation Humanities & Communication
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Marketing

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma of Business Specialisation Digital Marketing Analytics
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Business Administration
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Business Research
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Media Studies

Undergraduate
Associate Degree of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts Major Contemporary Media Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major Contemporary Media Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Communication & Media Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Postgraduate
Master of Arts Specialisation Humanities & Communication
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Photography

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Professional Photography
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Creative Arts
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Professional Communication

Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate of Business Specialisation Professional Communication
Mode:
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Graduate Certificate of Professional Communication
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Graduate Diploma of Business Specialisation Professional Communication
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Arts Specialisation Corporate Communication
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Business and Innovation Specialisation Professional Communication
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Public Relations

Undergraduate
Associate Degree of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts Major Public Relations Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major Public Relations Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Public Relations
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Communication and Media Major Public Relations (Extended)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate of Public Relations
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Graduate Diploma of Public Relations
Mode:
  • Online
Campus:
  • -
Start date:
  • February
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November

Media Centre

USQ Springfield’s fully integrated Media Centre provides students with an industry-like learning experience. 

Phoenix Radio, powered by USQ’s own Media students, captures the community centred focus of the Springfield campus with a mix of music, chat and information for the Greater Ipswich area.

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