Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program is unique in that it allows students to design their own study program according to their needs and interests. Students can choose from the range of program electives in addition to the three compulsory research courses. The program's flexibility, commitment to relevance and passion for diversity make it stand out from other programs. The program offers part-time and full-time students various modes of study while giving them up-to-date knowledge in communication research and professional practice. Key to the program's strength is the diversity of students in the classroom, which enriches our teaching and learning experience.
Practice areas are: public relations, journalism, editing and publishing, and new media technology.
Standard entry requirements
- Successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0)
- Or at least 3 years professional experience in public relations, corporate or strategic communication, professional communication and/or editing and publishing.
Applicants with a Bachelor Honours degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree qualification majoring in a different discipline may also be eligible for exemption of up to 48 credit points (equivalent to one semester full time study).
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Local and international graduates of the program are employed in corporate communications, new media and technology, telecommunications, broadcasting, film production, media organisations and public relations consultancies. Some have also decided to pursue postgraduate research and teaching.