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Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Online
Students will qualify for Communication degree offered at Griffith University after the completion of at least eight Griffith units along with two majors of six units each, chosen from either Business Communication, Creative Writing, Journalism, Public Relations or Screen Studies, plus the core units, associated prerequisites, and the required number of free-choice electives.
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Overview

All students are recommended to select their electives from the OUA list, and should contact Griffith for approval of alternative elective units.

Career

Graduates of Communication offered at Griffith University program may find employment and receive enhanced professional recognition in areas such as:

  • Professional communication
  • Federal,state and local government
  • Public education industries and organisations
  • Public Relations
  • Corporate promotions
  • Journalism
  • Freelance Writing
  • Creative Industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

  • Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.
  • Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.
Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type
  • The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • Standard open learning unit fees will apply. Contact Open Universities Australia (OUA) for details.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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