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Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

This double degree produces media professionals with the knowledge and understanding to work effectively within local, national and international political contexts either as journalists, political strategists or media advisers. Through a sophisticated understanding of communication, graduates will be equipped to navigate the complexity of the global communication network and its diverse communities and stakeholders. The degree combines specialist training in essential aspects of contemporary media management including producing key messages, news writing, and social media communication, with a deep understanding of public policy making, government, political campaigning and international advocacy. Graduates will be competitive in a range of sectors including government, business and the not-for-profit sectors. For more course information, visit the Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations at GU.

Majors

Political science and international relations: international relations; political science and public policy; security, conflict and human rights.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Opportunities may exist providing advice to government and business leaders, developing policy and managing programs in areas such as economic, environmental and social policy, diplomacy and trade relations. You may also find employment in foreign ministries, defence departments, and intelligence and aid organisations, or work in political risk assessment and humanitarian logistics. Your communication and journalism studies can lead to careers in strategic or public communication, corporate promotions, commercial communication, journalism, freelance writing, creative industries, public relations and communications firms, government and non-government organisations, not-for-profit and aid organisations, media and the film industry, entrepreneurial and start-up organisations.

Course Code
226261
Start Date
Offer rounds

11 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$15000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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