- 2017



Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts


Associate Professor Marco Buente

Contact details

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This specialisation will provide you with a strategic and analytical understanding of the situated roles and limitations of communication and the media and related fields in local and global contexts. To this you will add a detailed understanding of how political, economic, social and cultural developments in different countries affect the world around us, whether states and communities can cooperate to address national, regional and global problems and the possibilities for a more peaceful and just global order.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • A2007 Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

Students in other single bachelor's degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.