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Murdoch University

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major)

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Murdoch University

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major)

Commencement Date : September 2017 | Expand All

  • Topic : Differentiate yourself today with the World's Top 100 Universities- Murdoch University. Over 60 Double major degrees to choose from.
  • Guest Speaker: Ai Ling - Programme Specialist
  • Date: 17 August 2017, Thursday, 07:00 PM
  • Venue: 8 Wilkie Road #02-01 Kaplan City Campus @ Wilkie Edge (Beside Peace Centre, nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut)

Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.

CORE UNITS 

Communication and Media Studies
CMS203 Audiences, Users and Participants
CMS306 Critical Topics in Communication and Media Studies
CMS305 Media Governance and the Public Sphere
CMS304 Communicating Global Issues
CMS201 Screen: Small. Medium and Large
CMS202 Old Media, New Media

Public Relations
PRO259 Media Relations
PRO302 Public Relations Project
PRO204 Public Relations Strategy
PRO285 Public Relations in Society
PRO307 Campaign Management
PRO345 Issues and Crisis Management

Students are required to complete the following common units:

BAR200 Developing Research Skills and Methods
BAR300 Advanced Research in the Arts
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation
BRD251 Wellbeing

Polytechnic holders may opt for the single major Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies programme which consists of 12 units.

Students with Polytechnic Diplomas, Kaplan Diplomas and Murdoch University-recognised Private Diplomas will be given 8 exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the course in 16 months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:

These include:

  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  •  Kaplan Diploma
  •  Private Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  •  ACCA

Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Business programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification of higher, where the language of instruction was English.

English requirement for International students:

Delivery Method

Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme. Students have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours. The Dean from Murdoch University is based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major) from Murdoch University. The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Australia.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

 

For Singaporean/PR

  • Programme fee:
    • S$18,489.60 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
    • S$24,652.80 (Double Major) payable in 4 instalments
  • Receive S$300 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree programme. T&Cs apply.

*Single major refers to Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Studies or Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations

 

 

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Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

 

Non-tuition Fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

 

For Singaporean/PR

  • Application fee: S$181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subject to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 22 September 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

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