What will I learn?

If you want a greater understanding of today’s business environment, then this double degree, designed to be complete in four years, is the perfect launching pad. You will be guided to develop knowledge, conceptual understanding and analytical skills to prepare you for the modern business landscape. You will also learn to develop communication and media strategies and use the latest technologies to connect with the widest audience possible.

Why study this program?

This double degree combines both practical and theoretical components so that you gain a holistic appreciation and understanding of the business environment and can navigate and manage the ever-changing communications and media landscape.

As part of the Bachelor of Commerce, you will have the opportunity to major in a variety of disciplines such as Accounting, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Public Relations and Sport & Recreation Management. This wide choice of majors allows you to customise your degree to suit your personal and professional interests and academic strengths.

The Bachelor of Communications & Media lets you explore the principles and techniques of communications and media by examining and creating print, non-print and multimedia texts, using traditional and new and emerging media technologies. You can tailor the program to meet your particular interest by majoring in Journalism, Film and Screen Production or Photography.

By combining these two degrees you will bring together your creative and enquiring mind with business sense and practical skills to help you to succeed in many fields of employment or entrepreneurship.

As part of your double degree, you will undertake 150 hours of practical workplace experience as part of the Business Internship course which will provide valuable on-the-job experience, interaction with professional practitioners and a network of contacts. You will be able to apply your knowledge and skills, and to learn a whole lot more to help you transition into the world of work.

Career opportunities

The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • International business consultant
  • Accountant
  • Management consultant
  • International banker
  • Financial counsellor
  • Marketing manager
  • Journalist
  • Film maker/director/producer
  • Photographer
  • Communications consultant

Which department am I in?

School of Business

CRICOS

073149G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,150.00 (US$ 25,496) per year
Start date

21 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Fremantle Campus,

19 Mouat Street,

FREMANTLE,

Western Australia,

6959, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High School Diploma plus SATs - A completed High School Diploma and a score of 1180/1600 (post 2016) or 1640/2390 (pre 2016); A completed High School Diploma and a score of 1280/1600 (post 2016); A completed High School Diploma and a score of 1360/1600 (post 2016). Applicants must meet high school qualifications (or equivalent) to apply for undergraduate program. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, with no individual band score lower than 6.0; CAE/CPE - 176 overall, with no individual band score lower than 169; PTE Academic - 58 overall, with no individual band score lower than 50; TOEFL (iBT) - 84 overall, with no score lower than 21 in writing and no other band score lower than 17.

For international students

Applicants must meet High school qualifications (or equivalent) to apply for undergraduate program. Academic minimum entry requirements for international applicants vary from country to country.

Successful completion of a Notre Dame enabling program
One semester (FTE) success in an undergraduate university course
Certificate IV completed at a Registered Training Organisation (TAFE) or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, with no individual band score lower than 6.0; CAE/CPE - 176 overall, with no individual band score lower than 169; PTE Academic - 58 overall, with no individual band score lower than 50; TOEFL (iBT) - 84 overall, with no score lower than 21 in writing and no other band score lower than 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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