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Bachelor of  Communication (Honours)

Program code: 2237
OP Guarantee Scheme: No

Delivery location

St Lucia

Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)

Why study the Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

The Honours program is based on a combination of coursework and a research thesis in the area of Communication. This degree develops advanced skills and knowledge in Communication theory, research, policy and practice. It is an interdisciplinary program that enables students to study within and across schools that specialise in various areas of Communication.

Summary

  • Program code
    2237
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
  • Program level
    Undergraduate
  • Units
    16
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Admissions criteria

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Communication with a GPA of 5.5 in all advanced courses from Part A of the BCommun course list and 6 units of advanced courses from Part B of the BCommun course list in the chosen field.

Learn more about the admissions process

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#). A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Bachelor of Communication (Honours). These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Honours

Honours is awarded to all graduates of this program. Honours is awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I
  • Class IIA
  • Class IIB
  • Class IIIA
  • Class IIIB

Class of honours depends on your GPA. For details refer to the Program Rules.

Further study options

Graduates of the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, please see Programs and Courses for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Government assistance

HECS-HELP

Domestic places in the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) are Commonwealth Supported. This means the cost of your education is shared between you and the Australian Government.

Instead of tuition fees, Commonwealth Supported students pay what are called student contribution amounts.

HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their student contribution amounts.

Find out more about HECS-HELP.

Centrelink Support

The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students. For more information, visit the Centrelink website.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $6,566
Indicative fee 2019 Commonwealth supported place

The "indicative annual fee" is the approximate cost of enrolling in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP) in the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) for the 2019 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units over two semesters. Actual fees (student contribution amounts) will vary according to your choice of courses and their unit value.

The Australian Government indexes student contributions each year.

Visit Student contributions and tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

The University offers more than 200 scholarships for prospective students and more than 350 scholarships and prizes for current students.

Scholarships cover the full range of academic disciplines and are open to domestic students and international students.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

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All domestic student applications for the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form.

The program code for the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) is 2237. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for honours study.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) is:

  • To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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