Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication)

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Dr Clare Archer-Lean
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Dr Clare Archer-Lean

Leading-edge communication for a changing world

Want to future-proof your career? Communication is one of the most in-demand skills across all industries. In a changing global economy, organisations are looking for professionals who can communicate strategically and effectively across a range of audiences, channels and media.

The Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) prepares you to take advantage of this demand, with a broad skillset that includes written, visual and audio communication. You’ll study the foundations of communication theory and its application across a range of fields, including social media, public relations, journalism, publishing and more.

In this program you will:

  • Learn the foundations of communication, storytelling and entrepreneurship, and how to use them in professional and global contexts.
  • Build practical experience in communication research, content curation, and campaign development and implementation.
  • Understand the changing communication needs of a range of groups, including corporate businesses, non-profits and social change organisations.
  • Gain hands-on experience through your choice of industry project.

Career opportunities:

  • Social media specialist
  • Content strategist
  • Communications manager
  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Speech writer
  • Professional speaker
  • Technical writer
  • Organisational communication
  • Political, NGO, and activist communication

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How to apply

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Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

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Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

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