What will I learn?

Graduates of the new Media Business course have developed management skills to lead contemporary media businesses. Students learn the core business skills to drive business success in creative industries of media production such as film and TV, advertising, music and online content. A fundamental understanding of the law as it relates to media businesses is a valuable tool for professionals in this field.

In this course students develop the necessary management skills to lead contemporary media businesses that can range from film and TV production to music or games companies to advertising agencies. Students learn about strategic planning, business development and promotion for creative industries; they also explore in-depth the legal theory and practice that meets the academic requirements for admission to practise law in NSW.

Using their elective choices, students can build specialist expertise in areas such as media, entertainment and contract law. They can also choose to study the Legal Futures and Technology major as a way of gaining first-hand experience of the technologies shaping the future of legal work.


Career options include business development manager, communication manager, policy advisor, management consultant, and lawyer in the media industry.

Course structure
Course structure explained

The course comprises 240 credit points and allows students to graduate with the separate degrees of Bachelor of Communication (Media Business) and Bachelor of Laws.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law



Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$47,136.00 (US$ 33,634) per year
The cost per credit point for 2022 is AUD $982.

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

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022


University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,


New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. Award of the full International Baccalaureate Diploma where the total aggregate score including bonus and penalty points meets entry standard. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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

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