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- Expand your career opportunities, or learn the skills to become a professional writer, technical writer or communications officer.
- Study corporate writing and editing, persuasive writing, speaking and presentation skills, news writing and new media technologies.
- Gain practical skills through advanced work-based projects.
|QUT course code||KK88|
|Course duration||1.5 years full-time|
|Start month||2013 & 2014 February, July|
Professional communication is an integral aspect of all work environments, and highly developed skills in this area are much sought after by employers. By building your workplace communication skills, you may further your existing career, whether you work in management, policy, research and analysis, administration, customer service, sales or consulting. Alternatively, these skills may help you launch a career in professional communication, for example, as a professional writer, technical writer or communication officer.
Why choose this course?
You will benefit from QUT's expertise in communication, writing and journalism. You will have opportunities to combine your studies in areas such as corporate writing and editing, persuasive writing, speaking and presentation skills, news writing and new media technologies.
You will apply your skills through advanced, work-based projects, allowing you to build teamwork, leadership and strategic communication skills. By honing your workplace communication skills you will build the professional edge needed to communicate successfully at all levels of an organisation.
An undergraduate degree with an overall minimum grade point average of 5.0 or above (on a 7-point scale). Students whose undergraduate degree is in a related creative industries discipline may apply for the Previously Studied Pathway. Applications without the requisite entry requirements will be considered for special entry. Please contact the Creative Industries Faculty for more information.
Minimum English language requirements
Students must meet the English proficiency requirements.
|IELTS (International English Language Testing System)|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)|
Haven't completed an IELTS or TOEFL test?
Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!
We offer courses to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.
When you apply for this course, we'll recommend which English course you should enrol in.
Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!
You can complete an IELTS test at our Kelvin Grove campus.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.
2014: $12,400 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)
2013: $11,800 (indicative) per Semester (subject to annual review)
Scholarships and financial support
You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.
How to apply for Master of Creative Industries (Professional Communication)
You're ready to apply if you have:
- Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3
- Checked important dates
- Semester 1
201318 January Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 3, 4 and 5 applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.8 February Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 1 and 2 applicants and onshore applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.
- Semester 2
20137 June Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 3, 4 and 5 applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.5 July Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 1 and 2 applicants and onshore applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.
- Checked you meet the entry requirements
- Checked costs and scholarships
- Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
- Gathered supporting documents
All done? Then you're ready to apply.