4 years full-time
For Continuing Students Only
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
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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.