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Strategic Communications, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, CA, | Online
The Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications at the National University will help you develop the human communications skills and the strong strategic thinking and messaging skills needed for employment in public relations, advertising, marketing, and corporate communication.

About

Strategic Communications Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Develop communication campaign messaging strategies.
  • Apply persuasion theory to communication campaigns and media messages.
  • Create content that fulfills strategic communications campaign objectives.
  • Explain strategic communication plans and present them online.
  • Working in a group, create strategic communication messages.
  • Apply research data to guide the development of strategic communication campaigns and messages.
  • Develop multi-platform, multi-public message dissemination plans.
  • Identify communication settings and apply appropriate theoretical precepts and practical skills to formulating messages.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Courses within the BA Strategic Communication program include academic work, case studies, and hands-on experience creating messages across media platforms.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Cost per Quarter Unit - $370

Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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