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Bachelor of Professional Communication

CQUniversity Australia
Program overview
3-6 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
14,280 AUD
Start dates
14,280 AUD
July 2020

Online / distance program
14,280 AUD
July 2020
CQUniversity Australia

Program description

Bachelor of Professional Communication

Organisations depend on communication professionals to devise and implement strategies to create and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders. Professional communication roles are diverse. You may be employed in the areas of: employee relations, reputation and crisis management, journalism, content management, event management, communication strategy, and product development, as examples. Professional communicators work in community, non-profit, government and corporate sectors. In this course, you will learn to communicate effectively within an organisational environment. In core units, you will learn to write for media and corporate genres, create design-based product, and analyse, research and evaluate information. You can choose to specialise in journalism, digital media production, marketing, management, human resource management, or social enquiry as study areas. You will work on real-world scenarios and with real clients throughout your course.

AQF Level: Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Admission requirements

Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12. An approved university foundation studies or formal Australian Certificate IV can also be taken to meet this entry requirement.

Assumed knowledge:

This Course requires an advanced knowledge of English, including a thorough understanding of grammar. Students will be required to complete both written and oral assessments, with a high expectation of English proficiency.

Entry scores:

  • Rank Threshold: OP 17 | SR 65 | ATAR 59.9
  • Rank Cut-Off: OP 17 | SR 65 | ATAR 59.9

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Compulsory units:

Public Relations

  • Communicating for Social Change
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Advanced Public Relations
  • Technology, Communication and Culture
  • Organisational Communication
  • Public Relations and the Media

Communication Practice

  • Communication in Professional Contexts
  • Media Writing
  • Speech and Script
  • Feature Writing
  • Print Design
  • Contemporary Photomedia

Communication Project

  • Communication Project A


  • Digital Media Production
  • Human Resource Management
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Social Enquiry

Tuition fees

This program costs 14 280 AUD per term.

Scholarships & funding

The university offers a range of scholarships to support international students and encourages you to apply for one that's right for you. For more information about the scholarships, please visit the university website.


Exit awards:

CK29 - Diploma of Professional Communication



Career opportunities

Completion of the Bachelor of Professional Communication will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in fields such as:

  • public relations consultant
  • communications officer
  • event manager
  • media and marketing officer
  • promotions and publicity officer
  • management consultant
  • promotional writer/editor
  • speechwriter
  • professional communicator
  • community relations
  • media liaison
  • media practitioner
  • journalist

About this institute

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Average rating 4.5

Based on 2 reviews

Mark Rollinson
I completed this course all online while working full time. CQUniversity provided the support and guidance to enable me to successfully complete this course.
Monica Mallory
CQUni's Bachelor of Professional Communication is a great course that focuses on the practical side of public relations and journalism. I learned some amazing skills and had the opportunity to experience work in this field during my degree through an internship. I apply my learning from this degree in my everyday work and believe it has benefit ...
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Contact info

CQUniversity Australia

554-700 Yaamba Road
4701 Norman Gardens QLD

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