Griffith University

Bachelor of Communication and Journalism

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

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.

Subjects

  • Advanced Digital Media Production
  • Communication for Social and Environmental Change Project
  • Communication Performance
  • Communication: Theory and Scholarship
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Crisis and Disaster Communication
  • Digital Audio Media Production
  • Digital Media and Portfolio Production
  • Empowering the Professional Communicator
  • Ethical Communication
  • Global Journalism, Media and Communication
  • Industry Internship 1
  • Introduction to Communication and Journalism
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Media Law
  • Media Relations
  • Research Skills and Writing for Communication and Journalism

Standard entry requirements

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Recognition

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=1597&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $85,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Nathan Campus International: $85,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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