Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations & Journalism) + Sarjana Ilmu Komunikasi


This course is a dual degree program organized by CQU in collaboration with Bakrie University. Students will study at both campuses 2-year at CQU and 2-year Bakrie University. You may be employed in the areas of employee relations, reputation and crisis management, journalism, content management, event management, communication strategy, and product development, as examples. In this course, you will learn to communicate effectively within an organisational environment. In core units, you will learn to write for media and corporate genres, create design-based product, analyse research, and evaluate information.



On Campus


Jakarta, Indonesia


4 years





With more and more companies operating public-facing platforms — including social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram —  have more opportunities to build their brand through individual public interactions.

Consequently, companies need professionals with skills in public relations to manage these campaigns. Which produce soaring demand for qualified Public Relations specialist.

Students in this course  learn how to act as a liaison between business, communities, and media outlets. Subjects studied relate to promotion, marketing, business communications and planning. Courses studied include Introduction to PR, Web Designed,  Digital Audio and Video, Illustration and Visualization, Communication in Professional Contexts, Communicating for Social Change, Media Writing, Visual Design Fundamentals. These courses promote analytical and research skills. You will gain professional skills in writing techniques, media and stakeholder relations, strategy, and research, with an emphasis on problem solving, creativity, project and relationship management.

The first year and fourth year will be completed through Universitas Bakrie with the second and third year completed through CQUniversity.

  • Successful completion of year 12 or equivalent
  • English Requirement: IELTS 5.0 with no band,
  • TOEFL 450 or Equivalent


  • Successful completion of Year 1
  • Semester 1 & 2 at Universitas Bakrie (8 core unit courses with 4 elective courses)
  • English Requirement: minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
    • Public Relations Consultant
    • Communication officer
    • Event Manager
    • Media and marketing officer
    • Promotions and Publicity Officer
    • Management Consultant
    • Promotional Writer/Editor
    • Speechwriter
    • Professional Communicator
    • Community Relations
    • Media Liaison
    • Media Practitioner
    • Journalist

CQUniversity is proud to offer Graduate Assurance to our domestic and international students. First in Australia in providing guarantees to students, it’s Free of charge, by doing 12 months to complete the course and can be done online at your own pace. Get a job in your field of study within six months of graduating, or we’ll support your further learning with a Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Available to all international undergraduate students who graduate after March 2022.

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Greater choices

Within the Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Communication Studies, there are various opportunities that can be obtained after graduation.

Extensive opportunities are gained from the collaborative experience of the Education system in Australia and Indonesia, opportunities to make connections in finding work, working abroad and International connections.

Graduate work ready
At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

Life-long learning
You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Postgraduate and Research
CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research courses.

Quality Education, Wherever You Are
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

A Uni That Knows Credibility is Key
In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have been ranked among the best in the world for our teaching and learning, and are internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation’s best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation’s most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

A Uni That Leads in Online Education
A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences across the country and even internationally. We work hard to deliver the latest techniques in online study, and have even planned our physical sites to provide more services to our widespread online study cohort.

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