QUT College

Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication)/Bachelor of Science

QUT College

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Combine communication and science for a career communicating scientific concepts, research and outcomes across corporate, policy and government sectors. This course prepares you for communication roles across a broad range of professional settings in small and large organisations.In addition to the high-level professional writing skills required by employers, you will develop knowledge and experience in a range of areas. These include organisational communication such as strategic speech writing and delivery, and persuasive writing, including the role of rhetoric in contemporary communications and important societal debates.You'll graduate with advanced writing and communication competence - a rare skill keenly sought by employers - as well as practical industry knowledge and networks.Graduates can work as professional writers and editors in corporate, government, community and freelance capacities. Your skills support careers in leadership and management in the private sector. Your skills in effective visual, speech and written communication will give you an advantage within your chosen science career.You will be equipped for roles across corporate, policy, and government sectors and have the expertise to communicate scientific concepts, research and outcomes.Be at the cutting edge of international science education with access to our multimillion dollar research and teaching facilities, including our Science and Engineering Precinct.Major in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, environmental science or physics with your Bachelor of Science, and gain real-world experience through work experience opportunities and our Vacation Research program.Study opportunities include student-led projects, international study tours, and access to experienced lecturers and industry representatives.


In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Science. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Standard entry requirements

  • Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $143,200 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Kelvin Grove International: $143,200 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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