Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 083990C

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Discover how you can create inspiring campaigns or events, manage issues and crises, and become an adaptive communications expert. Learn from industry experts how to manage the reputation of brands, people and organisations through creative and ethical practice. Deakin's Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) combines internships and industry engagement to prepare you for exciting communication roles in agencies, not-for-profit, government and commercial organisations.
In this industry-accredited course, you will learn from academics who are active in their field, ensuring you gain the professional skills to conduct strategic and tactical communication research, planning, execution and evaluation. Boost your industry experience through sought-after internships or gain a global perspective of public relations with an international study experience.

Course structure:

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations), a student must complete 24 credit points including:

12 credit points of core units (11 units)

3 course electives from list A (level 1)

3 course electives from list B (level 2/3)

6 credit points of electives (of which two must be at level 2 or 3)

no more than 10 credit points at level 1

no fewer than 6 credit points at level 3

Academic Integrity AAI018

Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

Career outcomes:

With Deakin's accredited public relations degree, you can work across a range of sectors, including business, government or not-for-profit organisations. Deakin graduates find work as:

account executives

advertising copywriters

advertising account managers

customer relations officers or managers

communication and stakeholder relations officers

community relations officers

digital content coordinators

digital communications specialist

event management officers

government relations officers

marketing and communications coordinator

media and communications advisors

media relations advisors

public relations officers

social media account managers.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
31,600 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3216
Australia
31,600 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
07 Nov 2022 3 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
31,600 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
07 Nov 2022 3 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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