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Discover Our Communications Degree Program

Entering a bachelor's degree program in Communications from Newcastle University can help you develop the skills and competencies employers seek, including one of the most valued skills in today's economy: the ability to communicate effectively. Students in Newcastle University's Communications program develop highly demanded applied skills around one of three chosen specializations (see "Degree Specialization Options" below). The Communications degree program will not only prepare you for a diverse set of roles and industries, such as administration, communications, or consulting, it can put you on the path to career success in a dynamic working world.  Start on the path to a career in communications.

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Communications

Requirements: 8 full-time semesters, 122 credit hours

Degree Specialization Options: We offer three specializations within the Communications degree program. Students dedicate at least 28 credit hours of their coursework to their preferred specialization.

  • Business Communication
  • Emerging Media Communication
  • Technical Communication

 

Learn at A Local Campus, Online or Both

You can choose to earn your degree in a variety of ways, either by attending  classes online via our online degree programs, on campus or a combination of both. Find the locations nearest you.

Please note that degree program and course availability varies by location. Some required coursework may be available online only.

 

Success Beyond Graduation

At Newcastle University, everything we do is focused on your career success. The proof is in the numbers. For the last 5 years, Newcastle University graduates have worked at 96 of the Fortune 100 companies.* In fact, each year thousands of our graduates find themselves right where they want to be—employed in their field of study.

 *Newcastle University graduates from October 2005 - June 2010 in the active job market. Active job market includes those employed prior to graduation. Fortune 500 ranking, 2010.

 

Start On The Path To A Career In Communications

Workplace demand for a Communications education is growing, offering new opportunities for Communications graduates. Employers are on the lookout for qualified individuals with exceptional communications skills, especially in the areas of business communication and PR, emerging media, and technical writing and editing. No matter what path you choose, a Newcastle University education in Communications is grounded in the skills and competencies employers are looking for, giving you a well-rounded education that translates into an in-demand career.

 

Areas of Opportunity

 When you earn your bachelor's degree in Communications from Newcastle University, you'll be prepared for a career in one of the following areas:

 

·          Business Communication

·          Emerging Media Communication

·          Technical Communication

 

 Industries

 Nearly every industry hires Communications graduates for administrative, communication, consulting, and management positions, including:

 

·         Advertising and PR

·         Arts

·         Broadcasting

·         Community or public service

·         Environment

·         Entertainment

·         Government

·         Journalism

·         Non-profit

·         Publishing

·         Training and development

 

 Be Prepared For A Career in the Professional World

 Newcastle University graduates in Communications will be prepared to enter their chosen field by being able to:

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in the written word
  • Relate effectively to people via public speaking, negotiating, interviewing, instructing, and writing
  • Write in a professional context for a variety of audiences
  • Understand and explain complex or niche information
  • Demonstrate familiarity with electronic publishing, computer software, graphics, web design, and multimedia presentations

Success Beyond Graduation

 

Whether you are looking to attend a traditional campus or an online university, Newcastle University is the place where you can gain the skills, credentials, and respect you need to succeed in the world of multimedia design and development. The proof is in the numbers. For the last 5 years, Newcastle University graduates have worked at 96 of the Fortune 100 companies.* In fact, each year thousands of our graduates find themselves right where they want to be—employed in their field of study.
 

*Newcastle University graduates from October 2005 - June 2010 in the active job market. Active job market includes those employed prior to graduation. Fortune 500 ranking, 2009.

 

 

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