University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations Studies)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 009258A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Be the voice

Why study public relations with us? Public relations practitioners are the voice of organisations and corporations. They communicate between media, customers, suppliers, community, government, industry, employees and other groups that interact with the organisation they work for.

Our Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations Studies) degree will give you important industry skills, teaching you how to create public awareness campaigns and improve organisation, public and media relations.

Our lecturers are active in the industry and have connections for referrals and internships. We also have a Public Relations Advisory Committee of senior practitioners who are always keen to provide students advice and help them gain internships.

Career outcomes

With a degree in public relations, you will be equipped with the skills to work in corporate public relations, advertising, government organisations, lobby groups, consultancy, publicity and promotions, and community development.

Other majors

Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology and Archaeology Extended, Contemporary International Studies Extended, Contemporary Media Studies, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, English Literature Extended, History, History Extended, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Journalism Extended, Language and Culture (German and Mandarin Chinese), Legal Studies and Social Justice Studies.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 23,680 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 20,720 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years or part-time equivalent
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia