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Explore career paths in media and communications

Behind every tagline that’s embedded in our collective consciousness—from ‘Just Do It’ to ‘Think Different’—is a team of advertising professionals committed to capturing your attention and selling it to their clients.

Introduction to careers in media and communications

A guide to jobs in the publishing industry
A guide to jobs in the publishing industry
Over the past decade, much of the news concerning Australia’s publishing industry has struck a grim note: we’ve read tha…
Who’s who in advertising?
Who’s who in advertising?
Behind every tagline that’s embedded in our collective consciousness—from ‘Just Do It’ to ‘Think Different’—is a team of…
Four tools you can use to pick up new skills as a creative
Four tools you can use to pick up new skills as a creative
What comes first? Passion or competence? In his 2016 book So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport, an academic at Geo…
A guide to jobs in the publishing industry
A guide to jobs in the publishing industry
Over the past decade, much of the news concerning Australia’s publishing industry has struck a grim note: we’ve read tha…
Who’s who in advertising?
Who’s who in advertising?
Behind every tagline that’s embedded in our collective consciousness—from ‘Just Do It’ to ‘Think Different’—is a team of…
Four tools you can use to pick up new skills as a creative
Four tools you can use to pick up new skills as a creative
What comes first? Passion or competence? In his 2016 book So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport, an academic at Geo…

Career stories

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Media and communications career stories


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  • Day in the life

Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen studied Bachelor of Business (Finance and Marketing) and is an Analytics Representative at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Day in the life

Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen studied Bachelor of Business (Finance and Marketing) and is an Analytics Representative at Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg L.P. - Xin Yan Ho
  • Day in the life

Xin Yan Ho

Xin Yan Ho studied a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Xin Yan is a New Zealand buy-side and sell-side account manager at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Day in the life

Xin Yan Ho

Xin Yan Ho studied a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Xin Yan is a New Zealand buy-side and sell-side account manager at Bloomberg L.P.
Matt Burgess
  • Day in the life

Matt Burgess

Matt Burgess is a Sydney-based Asia equities reporter at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Day in the life

Matt Burgess

Matt Burgess is a Sydney-based Asia equities reporter at Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg Eric subject image
  • Day in the life

Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen studied Bachelor of Business (Finance and Marketing) and is an Analytics Representative at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Day in the life

Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen studied Bachelor of Business (Finance and Marketing) and is an Analytics Representative at Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg L.P. - Xin Yan Ho
  • Day in the life

Xin Yan Ho

Xin Yan Ho studied a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Xin Yan is a New Zealand buy-side and sell-side account manager at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Day in the life

Xin Yan Ho

Xin Yan Ho studied a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Xin Yan is a New Zealand buy-side and sell-side account manager at Bloomberg L.P.
Matt Burgess
  • Day in the life

Matt Burgess

Matt Burgess is a Sydney-based Asia equities reporter at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Day in the life

Matt Burgess

Matt Burgess is a Sydney-based Asia equities reporter at Bloomberg L.P.

Free short course trials

Before you decide on next steps, jump in and test the waters with these free short courses

Ever wondered what it's like to study media and creative? Now's your chance to find out! Jump in and learn key concepts from leading course providers.


Discover all things podcasting: learn how to plan, write and publish your own podcast.
Understand the basics of poetry analysis and learn key skills for studying English literature by exploring a variety of texts.
How does the media affect us? Find out and improve your media literacy by learning how to analyse media, film and culture.
This is a course in basic journalism skills, designed for the many people who are now taking advantage of new media to publish news, views and information.

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in media and communications?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue media and communications further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in media and communications, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Bachelor

This degree develops broad professional communication skills, teaching you to become an effective storyteller across a range of media platforms - from writing news articles to creating communication strategies. You are not only upskilled as a writer but also encouraged to become an influential and strategic communicator, able to tackle complex issues by drawing on your integrated practical and theoretical expertise. In addition to fundamental courses in media theory and practice, you will choose specialist electives from a range of communication, journalism and media courses, including public relations, writing for digital media, digital-media production and marketing. Graduates have expertise in a range of foundational communication skills and are able to contribute to, evaluate and intervene in emerging practices, enabling them to take leading roles in these rapidly changing industries.

Diploma

You’re interested in the world around you. Want to turn your creative ideas into commercial reality? This course gets you ready to do great things– at uni and beyond.

Certificate

The Certificate III in Visual Arts is a great place to begin your training as a visual artist. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a range of visual art skills.