Bachelor of Communication - Public Relations / Bachelor of Business Studies

Charles Sturt University

In this course, students will gain a stronger understanding of the business environment to inform your communication planning and delivery. Study this degree to build a diverse career base as a marketing and communication professional, to become a linchpin in small to medium growth enterprises or be part of a broader team in a large corporate or government agency.

Course Fee:

International: $99,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


256 credit points comprising 18 core subjects (160 points, including two 16 point subjects) and 12 restricted electives (96 points), as specified within the Bachelor of Business Studies.

Subjects you can Study:

Public relations; Business studies

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course.


The Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info No Online 4 years
Bathurst No info No Online 4 years
Bathurst No info No Full time 4 years
Distance Education No info No Full time 4 years

We believe everyone offers something unique. At Charles Sturt University, you become part of something bigger: you join a connected community from across the globe that is committed to changing things for the better.

We want to help you find your purpose so you can make a difference. Jump into the real world with our professional accredited courses that will give you the skills you’ll need.

Whether you’re taking your first step after school, coming to uni for the first time after some time working, returning to enhance your qualifications or undertake research, we’ll have the course to help you push the boundaries and make an impact. 

Our academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry so when you graduate, you’ll already have a wide network of industry contacts who can help you kickstart your career. We also make hands-on learning a central part of your study, so you learn by doing. Your lecturers will know your name and you can learn however suits you best — on campus, online or a combination of the two. There’s support whenever you need it and scholarships to help make it happen. 

It all adds up to Charles Sturt University being Australia's number one university for graduate employment.* That’s right; more of our grads get jobs — and well-paying ones at that — faster than grads from any other Australian uni. Because with a Charles Sturt University degree under your belt, you’re ready to make a difference in your industry and community from day one.

So, together, let’s create a world worth living in.

*QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019


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