Month: April 2012

Benefits of Postgraduate Communications Courses | Hot Courses

A communications course is an increasingly popular choice among undergraduates, but as there are more and more graduates, there may be little which lets them stand out from the crowd. A postgraduate course in communications could make all the difference.  Deciding whether or not to undertake postgraduate study may prove a difficult task, but you can weigh out the pros and cons of whether spending extra years studying will be worth your time to ultimately answer the main question:  what are the benefits? Why Postgraduate? Bryony Cosgrove, Head of Publishing and Communications at Melbourne University, said “the main benefits in terms of employability and rewards from further study in communications is that not only are the programs taught by industry practitioners, with broad-ranging industry links, but “Students gain from the hands-on approach to teaching and the exposure to industry experts in regular seminars, in guest lecture series and in the internship placements.” Indeed, postgraduate study equips students with a range of transferrable skills, from people skills, task skills to self-management skills as well as course/industry …