Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Public Relations Studies)
Be the driving force behind a business’ reputation
In the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Public Relations Studies), you will complete courses in high-level research design and method. You will also complete a dissertation under the expert supervision of USQ academics, in an area of your interest. This is an ideal pathway to higher degree research, and postgraduate study.
Strategic communication and publicity can have a huge impact on a business, be it good or bad. Has a brand or business ever done something that changed the way you think about them? Focus your research to gain an in-depth understanding in an area of Public Relations whether that be situational analysis, campaign creation, crisis management or communication strategies.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 6684|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 21040|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
- Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.