36 months
31600 AUD/year
14389 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Learn how to create inspiring campaigns, manage reputations and capture the public's attention via Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) from Deakin University.   

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Build and protect the reputation of brands, people and organisations with skills developed through Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) from Deakin University. Learn how innovative and ethical communication fosters meaningful relationships with stakeholders and discover what it takes to create inspiring campaigns and events, manage crises and become an adaptive communications expert. From day one, you'll have the opportunity to develop your skills in writing, editing, researching, event organisation and publishing– key skills that prepare you for the challenges of an evolving media landscape. 


With Deakin's accredited public relations degree, you can work across a range of sectors, including business, government or not-for-profit organisations. Deakin graduates find work as:

  • account executives
  • advertising copywriters
  • advertising account managers
  • customer relations officers
  • community relations officers
  • customer relations managers
  • government relations officers


The Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA). Graduates of accredited degrees are permitted accelerated membership of the PRIA.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Everyday Life
  • Strategic Communication and Writing
  • Ethical Communication and Citizenship  
  • Public Relations Campaigns and Practice
  • Lobbying, Advocacy and Public Opinion
  • Media Law and Ethics  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses for international students at Deakin are summarised in the undergraduate course requirements.

  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
  • Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
  • CRICOS code: 083990C   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    14389 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14389 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place 

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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