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Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Brisbane, Australia
Our Bachelor of Communication program at University of the Sunshine Coast will teach you to inform, organise, persuade, negotiate, and entertain with clear, creative and engaging communication skills across all contexts and media.
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Overview

This Bachelor of Communication program at University of the Sunshine Coast allows you to tailor your study areas to suit your skills, interests, and career aspirations. Choose to major in social media, journalism, public relations, creative advertising, or marketing, or select elective courses that engages your creative passion and gain exposure to international marketplaces on industry study tours. Spend an entire semester abroad at one of our global partner universities through the Study Overseas program.

In this program you will:

  • Gain a breadth and depth of knowledge in the core communication disciplines.
  • Become job-ready for a range of media, marketing and communication roles.
  • Develop briefs and communication campaigns and work with real clients.
  • Experience work as part of an agency team.
  • Gain exposure to industry with work placement opportunities.

Career opportunities:

  • Social media manager
  • Advertising executive
  • Content strategist
  • Creative director
  • Public relations officer
  • Copywriter
  • Marketing officer
  • Corporate communications officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication and Thought
  • Creativity and Communication
  • Public Relations: Contemporary Perspectives

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Course Code: 058396G

  • secondary study
  • TAFE/vocational studies
  • tertiary studies
  • bridging/preparatory study
  • other entry qualifications (eg professional qualifications, employment experience, Special Tertiary Admissions Test).
  • refer to Pathways to study for more information
  • have satisfied any subject prerequisites as specified in the 'Why study this program?' tab on your preferred program page. Refer to satisfying subject prerequisites for more information. Recommended prior study is not a prerequisite subject, but a recommendation as to what knowledge students should possess in the subject area.
  • have satisfied the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National Commonwealth supported places

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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