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Strategic Communication
Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication
Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication

  • ID:UWA610037
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Month:$3,108.33
  • LivingFee/Month:$5,090.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$3,108.33
  • LivingFee/Month:$5,090.00
Estimated Total/program:
$49,189.98
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

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

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

or

  • (b) a level and duration of education, professional experience, and/or demonstrable life skills considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

Topics in this course include public relations, media management, marketing and corporate communications. You can choose to study different technologies and social media platforms available to organisational communicators including websites, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. Learn how to film segments, develop and design websites, and write blogs/ tweets as a part of developing communications campaigns. You can choose to learn about the importance of web analytics and search engine optimisation in monitoring and analysing trends in contemporary media audiences. In addition, you can choose to study contemporary global media and communications environments, approaches to globalisation as a driving concept in contemporary strategy, and methods for ensuring ethical, inclusive and effective intercultural communication.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Academic
  • Advertising professional
  • Advertising and Public relations manager
  • Chief executive
  • Chief information officer
  • Journalist
  • Marketing specialist
  • Public relations professional

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