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COMN12-205: Interpersonal Communication


Interpersonal Communication is the fundamental relational force that constructs our social world, enabling us to create, maintain, and (not occasionally) destroy our personal, social, and professional relationships. This subject introduces the specialist Communication sub-discipline of Interpersonal Communication. It focuses on understanding the Self in relation to Others as a means of enabling more competent and mindful communication. The subject explores a range of interpersonal topics, including perception, verbal and nonverbal communication, emotion, disclosure, and conflict communication through both theory and practice.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of interpersonal communication theories, perspectives, principles, and concepts. 2. Apply acquired interpersonal communication knowledge to a range of interpersonal communication situations. 3. Demonstrate the ability to reflect on interpersonal communication behaviour in personal and professional contexts.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022