Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
Master's Degree + Postgraduate Unit
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
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If you're a graduate who doesn't have a formal communications background, but you're interested in gaining a broad understanding of contemporary communications theory and practice, a Master of Professional Communication from Edith Cowan University could be the perfect course for you.
This coursework degree covers key subjects in the professional communications sphere, from media, journalism, advertising and public relations to globalisation, cultural diversity and innovation. As well as studying these core topics, you'll design and execute a major project in an area of your own interest and expertise. This involves an independent process of inquiry, analysis and synthesis and will allow you to demonstrate your research ability and understanding of key professional communication concepts.
Studying for two years full-time or four years part-time at ECU's Mount Lawley campus, you'll graduate with the advanced professional communication skills, knowledge and experience you need to advance your career to its next stage.
You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU, if you meet the following requirements:
English competency: If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.
In this communications course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Professional Communication from Edith Cowan University.
Graduates are prepared to put their advanced communication skills and knowledge to use in higher-level positions within their chosen industry, or seek specialised roles within the media and communications sector.
Wondering where a career in communications could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the costs of all or part of the fees (eligibility criteria applies).
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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