Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Effective communication is a critical skill in today's workplace, in every industry and sector. Expertise in creating powerful and persuasive messages will open the door to a wide range of career opportunities. This course prepares students for communication roles across a broad range of professional settings in small and large organisations. Students will develop high-level professional writing skills, and develop knowledge and experience in organisational communication such as strategic speech writing and delivery, and persuasive writing. They can apply such professional communication skills to develop briefings, proposals, reports, pitches, and functional messages in industry contexts. Students can pursue work experience through industry internships and international exchanges.
- 288 credit points comprising 4 common units
- a Professional Communication major
- plus a second major (8 units), 2 minors (4 units each), or 1 minor (4 units) and 4 electives.
- Professional communication
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).
Pathways to Master of Teaching (Secondary) and Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Kelvin Grove||International: $97,400||No|
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