• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
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Overview

This course provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge of public communication processes and industries, and their social, economic and political contexts, as well as specialised expertise in public relations or advertising. 

The course combines a professional degree with immersion in another language and culture, enhancing professional training and career options. This combined Bachelor degrees in Communication (Public Communication) - International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney seeks to augment the value of public communication by broadening awareness and understanding of another language and culture.

This course has a focus on professional communication careers that include public relations or advertising. Students explore the communication contexts – cultural, social and political – for these practices. 

They develop their professional skills in campaign design and production, copywriting, media liaison and writing, research and evaluation, and organisational communication management. Assignments provide material for a portfolio after graduation.

International perspectives on public relations and advertising enable UTS graduates to transcend national barriers and be competitive in a global environment. Career options are enhanced by international experience, making students more adept at international and cross-cultural professional practice.

Careers

Career options include advertising account executive, advertising copywriter, communication strategist, community relations manager, marketing communication specialist, media liaison officer, media researcher, political media adviser, public relations consultant, publicity officer, social media strategist, and special events coordinator.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • The Ecology of Public Communication 
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Foundations in International Studies
  • Regulating Communication: Law, Ethics, Politics
  • Brand Advertising Strategies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 087765B 

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    749 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 749 AUD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).

Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/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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