Course Description

In our Strategic Communication course you’ll develop digital and traditional communication skills and learn to apply them in a range of contexts, from web communication to creative production and even news media.
You’ll work with real clients on real campaigns as you build a wide range of skills for professional communication in the digital age, including creating and producing content, managing social media and developing public relations and communications strategies.
When you graduate you can choose from careers in strategic communication, public relations and specialised areas such as social media management, public affairs, community relations, media liaison, health communication, corporate communication, government communication, not‐for‐profit communication, advocacy, stakeholder and community engagement, content planning and creation, web, digital and online communication.
This course has been designed in accordance with requirements for accreditation by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
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Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Murdoch University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 83.2% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 74.5% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.6% (national average 78.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Murdoch University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Murdoch University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 49.4% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 20.2% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $47,600 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.