Strategic Public Relations
These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.
|DG015||Graduate Certificate in Strategic Public Relations|
|DF021||Graduate Diploma in Strategic Public Relations|
|DC041||Master of Strategic Public Relations|
The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.
A candidate for the graduate certificate or graduate diploma may apply to progress to a longer course in this sequence, providing the candidate meets the admission requirements for that course. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.
a bachelor's degree with a minimum 60% average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
completion of the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Public Relations with a minimum credit (65%) average, or an equivalent qualification.
a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
completion of the requirements for the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Strategic Public Relations with a minimum credit (65%) average, or an equivalent qualification.
The units of study that may be taken for these courses are set out in the Postgraduate Table of Units of Study for the Strategic Public Relations subject area.
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Public Relations are required to complete 24 credit points comprising:
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Strategic Public Relations are required to complete 36 credit points, including:
Candidates for the Master of Strategic Public Relations are required to complete 48 credit points, including:
24 credit points from elective units of study. With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from units of study outside those listed in the Strategic Public Relations subject area of the Postgraduate Unit of Study Table, including a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2013 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January 2018. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.