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Strategic Communication, BCommun

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Perth, Australia
Do you love building relationships and all forms of communication and media? Learn how to use these skills as a strategic communicator in a diverse and global world with this Strategic Communication from Murdoch University.
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People wanting to work in tomorrow’s media and communication environment will need technical skills, the ability to think quickly and act professionally.  This Strategic Communication from Murdoch University will teach you how to communicate and engage with various stakeholders and audiences strategically.

You’ll develop digital and traditional communication skills and will learn how to apply these skills in a range of contexts from web communication, to social media to creative production and news media.

You’ll work with real clients on real campaigns as you build a wide range of skills for professional communication in the digital age, including creating and producing content, managing social media and developing public relations and communications strategies.


When you graduate you can choose from careers in strategic communication, public relations and specialised areas such as social media management, public affairs, community relations, media liaison, health communication, corporate communication, government communication, not‐for‐profit communication, advocacy, stakeholder and community engagement, content planning and creation, web, digital and online communication.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thinking Communication 
  • Social Media
  • Critical Web Literacy 
  • Strategic Communication
  • Building Enterprise Skills 
  • Real World Learning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • GCE A Levels:
  • Minimum of 6 points taken from the best 2 or 3 subjects where A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 (AS Levels are equivalent to half points e.g. A=2.5, B=2 etc.) or higher
    • International Baccalaureate :(IB) Diploma
    Total score of 24 or higher
    • Minimum Selection Rank (WA/ACT/NSW/NT/SA/TAS/VIC):
  • CRICOS Code: 095508G

Technological Requirements

You must be able to access and browse the internet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29713 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29713 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study.

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