Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 3. Arts Rules
      • Arts Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 3.2 Bachelor's degrees
          • 3.2.6 Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) pass degree (11100) Only available to re-enrolling students.

            Note: At the Crawley campus this course is only available to re-enrolling students.

            Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

            3.2.6.1(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

            (2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

            3.2.6.2 Rescinded

            Applicability of the Faculty general provisions for bachelor's degrees

            3.2.6.3 The Faculty general provisions for bachelor's degrees in 3.2.1 apply to the course.

            Course structure

            3.2.6.4(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 144 points comprising—

            (a) all units in Table 3.2.6a [Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) core units]—42 points

            and

            (b) one unit from Group A in Table 3.2.6b [Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) options]—6 points

            and

            (c) Level 1 units to a value of 36 to 54 points from Table 3.2.2a (Bachelor of Arts options);1

            and

            (d) one unit from Group B in Table 3.2.6b [Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) options]—6 points

            and

            (e) Level 2 or 3 units from Table 3.2.2a (Bachelor of Arts options) to make up the remaining number of points required for the course and including units constituting a major chosen from the majors listed in Rule 3.2.2.5(1), excluding the double major in Psychology—36 to 54 points.

            (2) Students are not permitted to include in the course, Level 1 units in any one subject area to a total value greater than 12 points.

            1 Students are strongly recommended to include at least one additional Level 1 unit with a social sciences focus.

            • Table 3.2.6a—Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              S1COMM1001Power, Participation and Meaning
              S2COMM2001Media Influence
              S1COMM2002Digital Media
              COMM2202Cultures, New Media and Communications 1
              S2COMM3001Media Enterprise in Transition
              S2COMM3002Media Production Project
              S1, NSCOMM3003Designing Play

              1 This unit is no longer available.

              2 Crawley only.

              3 Hong Kong only.

              4 Singapore only.

               
            • Table 3.2.6b—Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) options
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              Group A
              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              S1ENGL1401Narrative in the Digital Age
              S1LING1001Language and Communication
              Group B
              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              N/AANTH2401Constructing Cultures Through Media
              S1COMM3004Journalism and Strategic Communication
              N/ACOMM3901Television and Video Production
              HUMA2901Arts Practicum
              POLS2231Politics of the Mass Media
              VISA3390The Grand Tour: Visual and Verbal Contrasts from the Age of Enlightenment to the Era of Mass Tourism