What will I learn?

Deliver powerful messages

The Bachelor of Communications and Media (Public Relations Extended) will provide you with a well-rounded skillset suited for work in the public relations industry. Gain core industry skills in the areas of marketing, accounting, tourism and event management, and learn with lecturers experienced in managing multi-million dollar budgets while under pressure to deliver results.

You will work with real-world clients on various public relations campaigns and have access to networking opportunities within the PR industry in both Toowoomba and Brisbane.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Communication and Media (Public Relations) is accredited with the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).

Career outcomes

As a graduate, you will have the skills required to work as a public relations manager, event manager, political advisor, investor relations advisor, crisis manager, community engagement practitioner or social media specialist.

Other majors

Other majors for the Bachelor of Communication and Media: Advertising, Communication and Media, Interactive Media, Journalism, Journalism Extended, Marketing, Public Relations, Television and Radio, Television and Radio Extended.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

CRICOS

093872D

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,680.00 (US$ 16,375) per year
Start date

15 July 2019, 24 February 2020

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Online/Distance (3 years or part-time equivalent)

Tuition fees
A$20,720.00 (US$ 14,328) per year
Start date

15 July 2019, 18 November 2019, 24 February 2020

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a recognized previous academic qualification. International Baccalaureate (IB) - English B Standard Level grade 5, higher level (A1 or A2) grade 4. These qualifications are for standard entry and are based on comparisons with Australian year 12 level examinations. 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.

For international students

Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent.

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.

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Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

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  • Australian Pacific College
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