Course Description

Break new ground and help drive innovation in your field with an intensive one-year Honours degree. Honours graduates benefit from advanced research, planning, critical thinking and written communication skills, and help uncover new knowledge and solutions.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $25,000 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 87.8% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 88.9% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 91.1% (national average 78.9%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 61.7% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 14.0% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $44,700 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 096506B
University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) Code: AR408

Entry Requirements

Students must have completed a related undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution, with at least 8 courses completed in the area of study of their thesis topic. A level of high achievement in the intended area of study will need to be demonstrated. These will be considered the minimum entry requirements and won't automatically guarantee a student's entry into the program. Enrolment is contingent upon the Faculty's capacity to provide appropriate supervisor in the intended field of study.

Special selection criteria

The research proposal accompanying the honours enrolment application is normally two to three pages in length.

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