An honours degree provides the opportunity to continue undergraduate studies at a higher level, specialising in a particular area of interest. An honours degree is a rigorous and scholarly program of further study, which develops a student's ability to generate new knowledge and distill new ideas out of existing knowledge. Candidates with honours are particularly sought after by employers and can choose from more interesting research and development positions because of their extra skills and proven abilities. It can also provide a pathway to research higher degree study. Completing an honours degree involves an additional full-time year of study (or the equivalent) following completion of a bachelor program, or alternatively additional study with a research element included in the final year or years of a bachelor program.
Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
Professional communication as a discipline at CQUniversity broadly covers the areas of public relations and journalism. Areas of research include corporate/organisational communication, media relations, event management, government relations, crisis communication, issues management, journalism, media practice/production, media history, storytelling and narrative, and writing.
Course Overview At A Glance
|Program at a glance |
|Duration ||1 year full-time; 2 years part-time |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - ROK; External |
|Courses/Units of Credit ||48 units of credit |
|Faculty || Arts, Business, Informatics & Education |
|How to Apply ||direct to the University - ONLINE |
|Entry Requirements ||please refer to entry requirements in the More Details section |
|Professional Accreditation ||Not applicable |
|Residential School ||Not applicable |
|Practicum/Work placement ||Not applicable |
|Exit Awards || not applicable |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||BProfComm (Hons) |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || not-applicable |
The purpose of an honours program is to prepare talented students for future postgraduate study in a particular area and applications at masters or doctoral level. Its aims are to develop advanced knowledge in specialist areas of skills required for fundamental research and/or industrial applications.
Students are to complete 48 units of credit
The Honours program consists of 50 per cent (24 units of credit) coursework and 50 percent (24 units of credit) dissertation. Coursework consists of 4 courses or equivalent based on assessment. Details of the assessment and word length of the dissertation will be advised by Program Coordinator.
Students complete 48 units of credit
|Course Code ||Course Name |
| Full Time Students |
| FAHE14001 || Honours F/T Part A |
| FAHE14002 || Honours F/T Part B |
| Part Time Students |
| FAHE14003 || Honours P/T Coursework A |
| FAHE14004 || Honours P/T Coursework B |
| FAHE14005 || Honours P/T Dissertation A |
| FAHE14006 || Honours P/T Dissertation B |