3 years

Starting Date

February, August

Tuition Fee

$AUD 28,000 per year


Canberra, Australia

CRICOS Code: 095569F

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Band: 6

The program

Throughout this highly practical media course you’ll learn how to research, produce and present sports stories in text, visual and audio formats for mobile, online, social, broadcast and print media.

You’ll also report on ‘live’ sporting events that often captivate the nation and the world, interview elite athletes and coaches, and host your own podcast and TV panel show.

Study a Bachelor of Communication and Media (Sports Media) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • evaluate the public interest and cultural importance of sports journalism
  • produce insightful and engaging reporting that demonstrates an understanding of the Australian and global sporting landscape
  • instinctively adapt sports journalism concepts and skills to diverse media and corporate environments
  • critically apply knowledge and judgement in the production of multimedia sports content in fast-paced environments.

Courses Included

  • Digital Media Fundamentals
  • Game On: Sports Journalism Foundations
  • Professional Orientation (Communication and Media)
  • The Art and Power of Communication
  • Engaging Audiences
  • Producing Credible Communication
  • Sideline Eye: Sports Reporting

Career Opportunities

  • Sports journalist (newspaper, magazine, radio, television and online)
  • Digital media producer
  • Sports communications officer
  • Sports marketing officer
  • Sports editor
  • Media adviser

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