Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

Program code

2105

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$28,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Communication or equivalent and 5.0 GPA over second and third year

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

083104E

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Why choose this program?

The Bachelor of Communications (Honours) program is designed as an 'end-on' fourth year from corresponding undergraduate degrees in Communications. This Honours program qualifies students to apply skills and knowledge in their discipline and prepare them to undertake highly skilled professional work and/or advanced study. The degree will require students to plan and execute a research dissertation or a creative/professional product with minor dissertation/exegesis under the supervision of an appropriate academic supervisor as a pathway for further learning.

The Bachelor of Communication (Honours) degree will consist of 80 credit points of assessed student work. This will include 40 credit points of coursework and 40 credit points of supervised research leading to the completion of a written dissertation, or to the completion of a creative or professional product with minor dissertation/exegesis. Students will be instructed in key research principles and methodologies in Communications.

Attendance information

This program will be offered full-time and on-campus at Nathan and Gold Coast.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) (2105)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 28.5 $356.25 $28,500.00
2019 Fee Band 27.5 $343.75 $27,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information