Best Colleges for Communications Degree

Following are some of the best colleges/universities for pursuing a Communications Degree:

University of Newcastle (Australia)
- It offers the Bachelor of Communication degree which can be completed in 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
- Career opportunities include Media Production, Public Relations, Journalism, Digital Video and Television, Audio Production and Post Production, Professional and Creative Writing, Broadcast Journalism, etc.
- The Times Higher Education Supplement places the University of Newcastle at 127th in a list of the world's top 200 universities for 2005.

Ferris State University (US)
- The Ferris BA in Communication degree combines applied, practical knowledge with the art and theory of communication.
- Communications majors will lead to positions in such fields as broadcasting, corporate media relations, manufacturing facility management, professional sports management, hospitals and health care administration, education, government, and industry.
- Ferris State University is a top technical and professional institution with its main campus in Big Rapids, Michigan USA.

Massey University (New Zealand)
- The Bachelor of Communication (BC) degree is made up of a common core of communication papers that provide a foundation for the rest of the degree, plus a major field of study, a minor field of study, and elective papers. The degree can be completed in three years of full-time study, or over a longer period of part-time study.
- Massey is ranked 68-106th n the Asia-Pacific region according to the annual Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking of the world’s top 500 universities (2009).

Athabasca University (Canada)
- The Bachelor of Professional Arts Communication Studies major is offered by Athabasca University's Centre for State and Legal Studies. The program encourages students to apply their professional knowledge within a national and international context of mass media and communication.
- The University has received the Commonwealth of Learning Award of Excellence for Institutional Achievement. Additionally, the International Council for Open and Distance Education recognized Athabasca as one of the world’s outstanding distance and open learning institutions.

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