Bachelor of Asian Studies/Bachelor of Communication

Program code

1147

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

About this program

You will develop a broad perspective on Asian languages and cultures and the communications industry. You will gain valuable knowledge and understanding of Australia's Asian neighbours and undertake Asian language studies in Chinese, Indonesian1, Korean1 or Japanese, qualifying you to work as an expert on Asian affairs in Australia or overseas.

1. offered via cross-institutional study at the University of Queensland.

In the communications component, you will learn about areas such as screen production, mass media and communication industries, public relations, creative writing, new technologies and journalism.

Majors

You will combine Asian studies major courses with courses from one of the communication majors, such as Journalism, Public Relations or and Screen Studies and Production.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Asian and International Studies/Bachelor of Communication is offered full-time on campus at the Nathan campus. You may choose to study courses at other campuses if or where the program structure allows.

As a full-time student you will generally attend 10-15 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for work as a specialist journalist or communications professional in the media, public sector and private enterprise throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Asian Studies/Bachelor of Communication (1147)


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FEE-HELP

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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