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Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #42 (BCR) Brisbane, Australia
Communication is an expanding area of employment and the Bachelor of Communication offered at the University of Queensland teaches you how to fit into a wide range of careers in government, business or the community sector.


The Bachelor of Communication offered at the University of Queensland  program allows you to build a strong foundation in valuable professional skills such as writing, critical thinking, industry engagement, and practice and production.Develop industry-focused communication tactics by working with real organisations, gaining first-hand experience in strategic industry practice.

Study a wide range of communication forms, including emerging media platforms and technologies, social media and mobile media. You will also have the opportunity to learn screen, audio and written communication forms. Major in Public Relations, Digital Media or both, and choose from a range of minors. This includes Advertising, Event Management, health Communication, Interaction Design, Journalism, Writing, Public Relations and Digital Media.

Career outcomes

Graduates of this program gain the ability to reach the right people with the right message, build community and stakeholder engagement, and develop a communication campaign from concept to delivery.

Our courses combine practice and theory and provide a platform for further study or employment in a vast range of industries within areas such as:

  • public relations
  • media management
  • corporate communication
  • public affairs
  • media production and analysis
  • social media management
  • organisational communication
  • community engagement.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Relations 
  • Media and Society 
  • Connectivity and Culture 
  • Multimedia 
  • Writing Creatively 
  • Communication Research Methods 
  • Media Design 
  • Communication Law and Ethics 
  • Media Strategies 
  • Writing & Editing for the Professions 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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

CRICOS code 043736D

Year 12 or equivalent English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34208 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34208 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6848 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6848 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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