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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Develop advanced skills and knowledge in communication theory, research, policy and practice in this interdisciplinary program.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
1 year full-time
Course Code
2237, 081758E
Intake Months
International Fees
$34,208 per year / $34,208 total

About this course

This Honours program is an extra year of study which follows on from the Bachelor of Communication. It is designed to prepare you for a lifetime of creative and critical use of media and communication.

The program is based on a combination of coursework and research in a relevant area of communication. The aim of the program is to round off the learning experiences you gained at an undergraduate level by providing you with opportunities for research and leadership under close supervision. You will research a communication-related issue in-depth and present your findings in the form of a thesis.

The knowledge and skills you will develop are widely valued and can be used in a variety of careers that require strong communication abilities.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Build a comprehensive skill-set of writing, industry engagement, production and critical thinking skills.
  • Write a thesis based on your chosen research area in communication, grounded in knowledge of the theories and previous studies in the field.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Digital content producer
  • Social media manager
  • Copywriter
  • Broadcast producer
  • Content producer
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Corporate communications officer
  • Broadcaster
  • Correspondent/Journalist
  • Public relations professional