Course Description

The Diploma of Arts and Communication (UniLink) (8 months) is a higher education diploma which provides an alternative pathway to a bachelor degree. Students gain skills to prepare them for further study leading to roles in the arts, media and communication industries, including information research and analysis, and oral and written communication. The units are similar to bachelor degree units, but classes are smaller and students have more one-on-one time with teachers.

The course will provide students with the latest skills and knowledge that will prepare them for a variety of roles in the dynamic and ever-changing industries associated with arts, media and communication. The program takes a strategic approach to arts and communication and links to theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively in diverse settings within industry. Drawing on various discipline areas the Diploma seeks to equip students with the knowledge and skills to achieve institutional/organisational needs and objectives.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $8,356 total course cost.
International Students: $25,880 per year full-time

Duration

0.67 years full time, 1.33 years part time

Starting dates

February, June, October

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.4% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 77.1% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.4% (national average 78.9%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 58.6% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 8.1% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 089744B
Swinburne University of Technology Code: DP-ARTCOM

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