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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Business and Innovation (Professional Communication)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Explore public relations as a management function and best practice approaches with USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation (Professional Communication).

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$22,430 per year / $33,645 total

About this course

Explore public relations as a management function and best practice approaches with USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation (Professional Communication). Within this specialisation, you will have the opportunity to fine tune different writing styles and platforms including audio, print, electronic mainstream media and social media. The Professional Communication specialisation will look closely at various types of public relations including corporate communications, community relations, employee relations, financial and investor relations and government relations.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements A bachelors degree or equivalent in a business-related discipline Note: If you have a bachelor degree, or equivalent (AQF level 7), in a non-related discipline from a recognised institution, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business provides a pathway into the Master of Business and Innovation.  Upon completion and achievement of a minimum GPA of 4. 0, you will be eligible for entry into the Master of Business and Innovation. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Toowoomba

Online

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019. Semester 3, 2019 - applications close Monday 4 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 18 November 2019. Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
86.1%
Overall satisfaction
77.8%
Skill scale
61.1%
Teaching scale
90.4%
Employed full-time
$114k
Average salary