Griffith College

Diploma of Arts and Communication

Griffith College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093653D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Whether you are looking for a career in journalism, public relations, sociology, writing and communications, policy planning or research and analysis, the Diploma of Arts and Communication will help you achieve your goals. Specifically designed to respond to the demand for graduates who are ready for the challenges and opportunities of next generation arts and media industries, this diploma will equip you with key communication skills and the capacity to think both laterally and creatively.


First trimester

Academic and Professional Skills Development

Understanding the Social World

Introduction to Journalism

Fundamentals of Communication

Second trimester

New Communication Technologies

Ideas, Issues and Inquiry

Introduction to Public Relations

Communication Performance

Pathway Options:

Bachelor of Communication and Journalism

Bachelor of Arts

Potential Career Paths for Degree Graduates

  • Journalist
  • Public Relations professional
  • Communications officer
  • Freelance writer
  • Reporter
  • Policymaker
  • Social researcher
  • Digital marketing specialist
  • Strategic communications specialist
  • Media analyst
  • Producer
  • Researcher
  • Editor

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 29,500 Per Year
Start date: 19 October 2020
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast Campus

Level 4, International Building
G52 Parklands Drive Gold Coast Queensland 4222

Entry criteria

Guaranteed entry where applicants have obtained a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) or passes in at least 3 academic subjects from Year 12 (or equivalent).

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

English entry requirements

IELTS (Academic) - 5.5 (with no band below 5.0)

TOEFL - 525/46

ISLPR - 2+

Pearsons Test of English (Academic) - 42

Cambridge English Scale - 162 (with no score below 154)


Griffith College
Mt Gravatt Campus
Level 5, International Building, M14176 Messines Ridge Road Brisbane Queensland 4122