What will I learn?

With more than three billion users, the internet is an enormous, culturally rich information and communications environment.

In this major, you will explore the human dimension of the internet, including how people network, collaborate and share information through internet communications, media and design.

You will learn advanced skills in creating, maintaining and managing online communications and gain an understanding of their social and cultural contexts. You will learn the significance of social media, analyse political and social uses of the internet and develop skills in web media, publishing and presence, online public communication and virtual community management.

Internet Communications is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You may create a degree that suits your individual needs by enhancing your studies with a secondary major. This area can also be studied within the web media stream of the Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication).

Why study Internet Communications Major (BA)

  • You can develop strong technical abilities and understand the theory - qualities that are valued by industry.
  • If you study on campus you will have access to excellent facilities, and innovative media and computer labs.

Career information

You may also find employment in roles such as:

  • Media and communications
  • Marketing
  • Content management
  • Internet policy and regulation
  • Online research and analysis
  • Virtual communities
  • Social media management
  • Website design and development
  • Copywriter
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Humanities

CRICOS

068750M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,600.00 (US$ 19,674) per year
Indicative year 1 fee: USD $29,800 for 2020

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

2 September 2019, 13 January 2020

Venue

Dubai Campus

Curtin University,

Block 11, 4th floor, Dubai International Academic City,

345031, DUBAI, UAE

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,600.00 (US$ 19,674) per year
Indicative year 1 fee: USD $29,800 for 2020

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

29 July 2019, 24 February 2020

Venue

Curtin Mauritius

Telfair,

80829, MOKA, Mauritius

Entry requirements

For students from United States

United States High School Diploma or a High School Diploma based on a US curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or an average grade of B) and a Total score (Evidence-based Reading and Writing section and Math section) of at least 1000 out of 1600 in the SAT from the same sitting, a minimum of 400 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing section, and 400 in Math section is required. This qualification does not satisfy any course prerequisites. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; C2 Proficiency (CPE)- 190 with 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

For international students

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12 and a scaled mark of at least 50 in English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language or Dialect.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.

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