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About

The Master of Strategic Communication at The University of Western Australia is intended for those who wish to provide communications strategy and leadership for industry, government agencies and community organisations.

Through practical and analytical engagement, you'll gain both advanced skills and in-depth understanding relevant to a broad range of communications and media roles and proficiency in developing effective communication strategies and managing communications projects in the global media context.

Career

Career opportunities in the communications sector are constantly growing. Almost all large organisations need a communications expert to advise on corporate communications, community liaison projects and human resources-based projects such as change management. In addition, private organisations in consumer marketing, media, public relations, advertising and digital communications require strategic communications specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Strategies for Change
  • Strategic Communications in a Digital Era
  • Digital Media: Theory and Practice
  • Communication, Innovation and Project Management
  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies in Business
  • Media, Representation, Culture

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity

            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

            Full-time
            • Full-time duration 24 months
            Part-time
          • Credits
            96 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus
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          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:

            82

            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:

            570

            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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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          • Minimum required score (Grade C):

            180

            C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

            Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

          Academic Requirements

          To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

          • a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
          •  the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major; 

          or

          • a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication or Graduate Diploma in Strategic Communication, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
          • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.
          CRICOS: 083878C

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            33096 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 66200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
          • National

            22896 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 45800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Perth

          • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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