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Strategic Communication
Master of Strategic Communication
Master of Strategic Communication

Master of Strategic Communication

  • ID:UWA610044
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$74,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$74,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$105,140.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

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

  • (a) (i) a relevant 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 relevant major; 

or

  • (b) (i) a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication or Graduate Diploma in Strategic Communication, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.

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

The Master of Strategic Communication provides you with advanced knowledge and capabilities required to participate in the contemporary global communications environment. It 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 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 digital media context. Work placements provide access to real-world experience of the local and international communications environment. The course has a number of options for completion depending on individual requirements.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Students who have not completed a bachelor's degree with a relevant major as recognised by the Faculty, must complete relevant conversion unit(s) up to the value of 24 points, as advised by the Faculty:

Take all units (24 points):

Option - Group A

For students in course by coursework only, take 48 points from Group A, B or C. Take no more than 12 points from Group B and no more than 6 points from Group C . For students in course by coursework and dissertation, take 24 points from Group A, B or C and 24 points from Group D.

Take units as per sequence notes in Group A.

Option - Group C

Take units as per sequence notes in Group A.

Option - Group D

Take units as per sequence notes in Group A.

 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Strategic communication manager
  • Global reputation manager
  • Media advisor
  • Communication specialist
  • Corporate/internal communications manager 
  • Media planner 
  • Public affairs specialist 
  • Digital communication  manager
  • Public relation manager 
  • Media strategist

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