Course Description

This program is scheduled to commence in 2019.
Developed in close consultation with industry, the Bachelor of Communication and Journalism will produce communication specialists who understand the diversity and complexity of the contemporary communication and media landscape and are able to thrive within it.

Specifically designed to respond to the demand for graduates who are ready for the challenges and opportunities of next generation media and associated industries, this degree will equip students with a comprehensive set of advanced writing skills, multimedia production abilities, and the capacity to think both laterally and creatively.

You will work alongside and learn from some of the best journalists, editors, producers, content makers and communication professionals in the country. Our top industry placements open doors to a diverse media career. Our graduates will be professional storytellers, journalists and communicators who are set to lead innovation and change in the 21st century communication and media industry.

Graduates will be well equipped to work within journalism, freelance writing, strategic or public relations, corporate promotions, commercial communication, creative industries, public relations and communications firms, government and non-government organisations, not-for-profit and aid organisations, media and the film industry, entrepreneurial and start-up organisations.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $27,500 per year full-time, $82,500 total course costCommonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $19,698 total course cost
International Students: $27,500 per year full-time

Duration

3 - 6 years full time,

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 72.9% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 78.5% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 78.3% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 52.1% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 27.8% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $45,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 096707D
Griffith University Code: 1597

Entry Requirements

15
Overall position (OP) 2019

66

Rank 2019

(more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate IV

Guaranteed entry ATAR: 62

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