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Master of Professional Communication

Course code L44

This coursework degree provides students who do not have a formal communications background with the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge and a broad understanding of contemporary communications theory and practice.

Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding and research ability through the design and execution of a masters project, which will be a guided independent study in the area of the student's interest and expertise based on a process of inquiry, analysis and synthesis.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

L44

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $18,300

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Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

L44

CRICOS code

083661J

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $29,550

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 1: Study part-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study part-time at Mount Lawley

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CMM5160Effective Communication in Professional Contexts20
CMM5165Media and Society in a Globalised World20
CMM5170Advertising and Brand Awareness20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CMM6116Methods of Inquiry20
CMM5175Journalism in the New Media: Converged Environment20
CMM5180Public Relations Strategies20
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CMM6150Media and Transnational Asia20
CMM5110Globalisation, Cultural Diversity and Innovation20
CCA6150Project Preparation20
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CCA6240Masters Project 130
CCA6250Masters Project 230

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $18,300 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $29,550 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

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