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Communication, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #443 (QS) ,
Right now, employers seek graduates with a deep understanding of theory and practice. A Master of Communication at Bond University, Gold Coast, ensures graduates complement their problem-solving skills with a high level of written communication. By studying on the Gold Coast, students can advance into the next chapter of their career and graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees.

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Dissertation/Portfolio options 

The Master of Communication at Bond allows students to choose from multiple dissertation/ portfolio options. These dissertation/ portfolio options allow students to develop their research and communication skills in an area of interest. Students can choose from a variety of research topics across areas, including, but not limited to: Journalism, Advertising, Social Media, Marketing, and Public Relations. Students are mentored and supervised by the University’s highly skilled and recognised academics, with vast experience in the industry.

Intensive Delivery Mode (Postgraduate)

The Master of Communication at Bond University is delivered in intensive mode. Intensive Mode Delivery is a compact and time efficient way to complete a postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on professional and personal lifestyles.   Subjects are generally delivered in either standard intensive or mixed mode.  Standard Intensive delivery is generally scheduled over two weekends during the semester with two sets of three-day sessions per subject, usually scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to eight contact hours per day) with a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two of each subject. Mixed mode subjects will include a mixture of compulsory online activities and on-campus workshops.  International students are required to be on campus every week. This mode of delivery will not impact the duration of the degree length.

Key features

  • Choose from several dissertation/ portfolio options in an array of research areas
  • Learn in small class sizes with our highly skilled academics
  • Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees

The Master of Communication program allows students to further their careers in Communication by equipping them with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to industry. It provides an ideal balance of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, problem solving abilities, interpersonal skills and a high level of written communication.

Professional outcomes

The Master of Communication program will equip students with the skills to focus on interpersonal and group interactions in the workplace; communication challenges posed by an increasingly diverse and virtual workforce; planning for internal and external communication in private, public, and non-profit organisations; media relations; and management of risks, among other topics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Relational Communication 
  • Strategic Organisational Communication & Leadership
  • Public Relations Masterclass 
  • Social Media: Risks and Opportunities
  • Human Communication Theory 
  • Advertising Masterclass

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Bond University accepts applications up to the semester of commencement.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    85

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code 078660G

  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent from an approved institution in either criminology, sociology, legal studies, psychology, humanities/arts or business studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27934 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13967 AUD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27934 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13967 AUD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

2020 fees: $14,647 per semester 

  • based on 4 subjects per semester

Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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