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Diploma of Media and Communication

Society is based on communication, whether it is written, spoken or visual. The communication industry is rapidly changing with specialist areas continually developing.

Your direct pathway to Griffith University

Fees

Year International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

2015

$21,280

$17,060

available for Australian students

Location

Duration

Full-time: Two or three semesters

Intakes

February, June and October

CRICOS Code

075187G

Courses

First semester

  • Academic and Professional Skills Development
  • Styles and Genres of Journalism
  • Youth and Society
  • Screen Analysis 1

Second semester

  • New Communication Technologies
  • Writing for the Web
  • News and Politics
  • Introduction to Public Relations

Second-year entry to Griffith University

  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Public Relations and Communication

Average Starting salaries

According to 2013 research conducted by Graduate Careers Australia graduatecareers.com.au, the average national graduate starting salary in Art, Design and Humanities ranges from $40,000 - $45,000.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Media or Film
  • Public Education
  • Commercial Communication
  • Art or Leisure Management