Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)



Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationPenrith; Parramatta
Duration 3F / 6P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring)
Apply Direct Code1736.2
UAC Code720122 [Penrith]; 720120 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank90.00 [Penrith]; 90.00 [Parramatta]
Fee Information

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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


This course is not open to student visa holders. Current and prospective student visa holders should visit the Western Sydney University International site for courses available to them.

Overseas students on other visas permitting onshore study can apply directly though International Admissions.


If you are highly motivated and keen to make a real difference in today's changing world of communications, the Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars) will provide you with the opportunities you need.

You will take part in a tailored mentoring and advanced academic study program which will enable you to develop superior knowledge and confidence. The Dean's Scholars has been designed to stretch your knowledge and understanding of the key disciplines within the Bachelor of Communication.

An ATAR of at least 90.00 is required for entry into this course and you will be required to maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 throughout the duration of your studies.

This course includes suites of professional units that integrate theory and practice through problem-based learning and engagement with the Greater Western Sydney community.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)

Bachelor of Communication graduates typically find employment in:

  • advertising agencies
  • direct marketing agencies
  • new media companies
  • TV and radio stations
  • marketing and market research companies
  • copywriting studios

You may pursue roles in:

  • copywriting
  • art direction
  • production and client management
  • journalism
  • strategic planning
  • media buying and research
  • brand management
  • market research
  • teaching (with further study).

Academic Profile

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How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

To find out more about Dean's Scholar programs - refer to The Academy at the Western Sydney University (opens in a new window).