Master of Communication (By Research)

CQUniversity Australia

This is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge. It is governed by the Program Rules for Masters Degrees by Research, which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis. Consultation with the university will assist students to determine eligibility for admission, to identify the proposed areas of research and to ascertain the availability of suitable supervisors.

Course Fee:


International: $55,584

Entry Requirements:

An honours degree from the University or any other approved institution in a relevant discipline; or a 3-year undergraduate degree and a graduate diploma at a high level of academic performance in a relevant discipline; or a 3-year undergraduate degree at a high level of academic performance in a relevant discipline, plus a minimum of 1 year's relevant work experience; or a 3-year undergraduate degree with a credit level Grade Point Average (GPA); or a 4-year undergraduate degree at a high level of academic performance; or holds an alternative qualification deemed by the Panel to be of equivalent scope and standard

Structure:

Discipline-specific unit codes are allocated according to the faculty and discipline in which the research is undertaken. Within each unit code, provision is made to identify the mode of attendance as full-time, or part-time. Mode of attendance shall be determined at admission or re-enrolment.

Subjects you can Study:

Communication; Communication Technologies; Journalism

Study Pathways:

Student may choose to continue on to complete a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Further information:

Persons holding only a pass degree, and who do not satisfy any of those criteria specified above, will be required to undertake a Masters qualifying/enabling course, normally of 1 year's (full-time) duration, as specified in the University's resolution on Masters qualifying courses.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online Study No info Yes Full time 2 years
Online Study No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Noosa No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Noosa No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Perth No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Perth No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Cairns No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Cairns No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Sydney No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Sydney No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Emerald No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Emerald No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Adelaide No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Adelaide No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Melbourne No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Melbourne No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Townsville No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Townsville No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Part time 4 years

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