Assumption University: AU-3.1



Bachelor of Arts (Communications)

Marks required for maximum credit exemption:


Maximum credit exemption:

78 Credit Points (normally equivalent to 1.5 year's of study)

Course Completed:

First 2 years of Bachelor of Arts(Communications)

Summary of course duration at UOW if maximum credit exemption granted:

UOW Course

UOW Major

No. of years to complete

Session of entry*

Program of study

Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies

All Majors

1.5 years - Marketing Communication and Advertising

2 years - Global Screen Media and Digital and Social Media **

3 years - Journalism and Visual Communication Design **

Autumn or Spring

UOW Course Handbook

* Indicates the session in which you can commence in order to minimise course duration. You will normally require an additional session of study if commencing in a session not listed. Autumn = February; Spring = July

**  Years to complete refers to the Autumn Session commencement.

Students granted the maximum credit exemption will be exempt from the following UOW subjects:

Institution Subject Code

Institution Subject Name

UOW Code

UOW Subject name

Credit points


 Introduction to Communication

 BCM 110

 Introduction to Communication and Media



 Introduction to New Media and Broadcast

 BCM 111

 Global Media and Culture



 Utilisation of Multimedia

 BCM 114

 Making Media


 MKT 2280

 Principles of Marketing

 MARK 101

 Marketing Principles


 CA 1002

 Introductory to Photography and Cinema

 BCM 115

 Introduction to Screen Media


 MGT 101

 Introduction to Business

 MGNT 102

 Business Communications


 CA 2019

 Communication Arts Research

 BCM 212

 Understanding Research Practice


Total Specified


Unspecified @ 100 level


Unspecified @ 200 level


Total Credit Exemptions 



Application of Credit Exemption to UOW Courses/Majors:

A further 66 credit points (equivalent to 1.5 years of full-time study) will be required to complete the following UOW degrees offered by the Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities:

  • Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies

Additional information regarding course requirements, areas of major study and double majors can be found in the UOW Course Handbook (Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities).

The information contained on this website is a guide only and is subject to change according to any amendments to the curriculum of the University of Wollongong or the institutions listed on this website. You will be advised of your eligibility for admission and for credit exemption after receipt of your formal application in your formal letter of offer.

English language requirements:

All applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirements for entry.

Students not meeting the English language requirement for direct entry are able to undertake English language training on campus at UOW College.