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Media and Communications


Print. Online. Radio. TV. Podcasts. Social media. Mobile storytelling. Make your degree your own at La Trobe with majors in journalism, sports media, media industries, creative and professional writing or marketing.

  • Develop the skills to tell stories across any medium.
  • Get real-world experience through internships and work experience programs locally or internationally.
  • Learn from experts in world-class facilities and see where it can take you.
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Your questions answered

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What are the subjects like?

Tynique talks about what you will learn as a media and comms student at La Trobe.

What facilities are available?

Tynique takes you through the media facilities you'll get access to at La Trobe.

What are the majors you can study?

Tynique talks about the different majors you can study in a media and comms degree at La Trobe.

What are the teachers like?

Tynique talks about what she liked most about the teachers at La Trobe.

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Possible Careers

Media and communications graduates can launch a career in a range of industries including news and media, sports, marketing, health or politics.

Take a lead role in crafting an organisation's voice and messaging. Develop media strategies, act as a spokesperson or support senior staff in promoting the organisation's public image.

Develop written content for websites, blogs, emails, videos, and marketing campaigns.

Write, edit and present news stories, feature articles and commentaries for print, radio, TV and digital platforms.

Work for government in areas such as community and social services, defence, economic management, education, employment and foreign affairs.

Play a vital role in communications strategy by creating, editing and managing social media campaigns on platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Film, develop and edit video content to tell stories, report on current events or create promotional material in mobile and broadcast environments.

Explore Media and Communications

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Media and Communications courses

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