This program will allow students to demonstrate their capacity for specialised study and research at a higher level in their chosen study area. Students will have the opportunity to delve into either Communication and Media Studies, English Literature, History, International Relations, Journalism or Social Sciences in their own research project.

Course Fee:

$27,360.00

Entry Requirements:

3-year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline; with a minimum GPA of 5.0; a minimum of two years professional experience in the given field/discipline; and English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3. For additional entry requirements specific to specialisations, see university website

Structure:

12 units

Subjects you can Study:

Corporate communication; Creative arts; Editing and publishing; Humanities and communication

Study Pathways:

Articulate from: Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing; Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Creative Arts, or; any other approved degree. Articulate to: Doctor of Creative Arts; Doctor of Philosophy.

Further information:

This program meets the criteria for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) at Level 09. Although there is no formal articulation pathway, there is a pathway for progression to the Doctor of Philosophy program or an approved professional award.

Who for:

Those who require professional development or qualifications upgrade

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Related Careers:

Editor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 1.5 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 6 years

At the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), you won’t just gain knowledge, we’ll help you discover belief. Belief that you can do it. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

USQ redefines flexible and online study and we are determined to prepare you for the virtual workforce. 

We are proud to be ranked Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time work^. In just over 50 years as a higher education provider, we have become internationally recognized for our practical, world-class research that delivers high impact solutions, and teaching excellence. 

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield, and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 77% of our students who study online with us, one of the top 3 Australian universities for online study*. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

If you’re looking to study a pathway program, or your first degree, we provide personalised support to help you reach your career goals. 

We offer degrees in:
  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 
Make this year the start of something great. With the option to study online or on-campus, full-time or part-time, we’ll help you unleash the courage to achieve your dreams. 

^ Graduations Destinations Survey, 2014-2016. 
* Online Study Australia, 2017.

USQ Research 

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic regional university that has evolved into a multi-campus teaching and research institution that provides education and research impact worldwide. 
USQ’s research and research training programs position the institution to support Australia’s innovation agenda, play a major role in regional development, and maintain a culture of scholarship and excellence that informs and inspires its learning and teaching program. 

We are committed to performing research that is not only of academic relevance, but is engaging with industry and our stakeholders contributing to innovation that benefits our communities and the nation. 

USQ’s areas of research focus include:  
  • Agriculture and Agribusiness;
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology;
  • Digital Studies, principally the Digital Life initiative;
  • Environmental Sciences; 
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences, principally Regional Health and Wellbeing; 
  • Materials and Mechanical Engineering;
  • Mathematical and Data Sciences, principally Computational; 
  • Mathematics and Space Sciences; and  
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au 
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au 
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 


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