What will I learn?
This program offers advanced training in creative and strategic communications within a contemporary international context. You will graduate from this program with a developed understanding of global issues and contexts and the skills to work effectively with contemporary media: communicating with diverse audiences, developing policy and planning strategy, reporting on current affairs and working with stakeholders, clients and constituents to provide corporate and communication solutions for effective outcomes.
You will build expertise in research and analysis for professional application and further learning, with knowledge of international historical and cultural contexts. You will gain the confidence, creativity and initiative to adapt to new situations, pursue further learning and to practice strategic communications with ethical judgment, accountability and personal purpose.
My career opportunities
This program will prepare you for any profession in which advanced skills in strategic communication in relation to global issues and contexts is required. This includes government and non-government policy, migration and communities, information dissemination, Public Relations and the media.
This program is ideal for those interested in working as media and communications officers, PR consultants, journalists, administrators, policy makers, entrepreneurs, community advocates and those seeking careers in an international policy arena. This program also offers a research study pathway for those seeking to advance their professional and academic careers.
Pathways to further study
For students interested in undertaking doctoral studies, this program provides a pathway to the Master of Arts Research (5633) and onto the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program.
Which department am I in? School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
Applicants must hold any Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale). English Language Requirements accepted: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; or no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only);or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Minimum grade of C on the or a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Minimum grade of C on the or Pearson Test of English (Academic): Overall score of 58 with no score less than 50.
To be eligible for admission to the Master of Arts, a student must:
hold a Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline from a recognised University or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 point scale)
OR hold a Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in a related discipline from a recognised University or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) (students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing)
OR hold a Bachelor Honours, or Graduate Diploma qualification in a related discipline from a recognised University or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing (students will be eligible for 80 credit points of advanced standing).
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
A minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Griffith College
A$27,000.00 (US$ 21,119) per year
26 February 2018, 9 July 2018
Nathan Campus 170 Kessels Road, NATHAN, Queensland, 4111, BRISBANE, Australia