School of Applied Media and Social Studies (Gippsland)

Faculty of Education and Arts

At Federation University Australia's School of Applied Media and Social Sciences (Gippsland), our goal is simple. We want to provide you with a great start for a successful career – no matter what area you choose to study.

Whether your sights are set on media, communication, criminal justice, social work, counselling or politics – or any other of this field's many possibilities – our supportive academics will guide you as you develop your expertise.

Our programs balance theory and practice, and their benefits go beyond acquiring knowledge. You will graduate with valuable and adaptable skills in such things as communication, research, analysis and project management.

Close links with employers keep our programs relevant to the modern workforce. And our flexible approach means you can choose the subjects that most interest you – with the option of either full or part-time study, as well as the choice of on-campus or Online Learning.

Graduate outcomes and career focus

Alongside core studies in the arts, communications, media and social sciences, you can study subjects from other faculties to create a personalised program to meet your specific interests.

Our graduates quickly find employment in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors at home in Gippsland, across Australia and around the world. They achieve career success in areas such as:

  • community welfare
  • counselling
  • criminology
  • disability support
  • human resources and people management
  • market and social research
  • media and news production
  • online communication and social media
  • politics
  • professional writing
  • social policy
  • social work
  • youth outreach.

Study options

View the complete range of Gippsland Campus Media and Social Sciences programs.