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


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.

Programme Structure

To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Communication (BComn), a student must complete 24 units or equivalent as prescribed below:

  • complete four core units at Level 1, one core unit at Level 2 and one core unit at Level 3; 
  • complete the recommended units for their chosen majors at Level 1;
  • complete two major sequences of six units each (with at least six units at third year level)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider - 00233E

Students are required to enrol in individual units of study through Open Universities Australia:

  • Open Universities Australia (OUA) 
Students are also required to complete a registration form and pay a (non-refundable) application fee at the time of submitting the form. While there is no immediate requirement for students to register in this program, students are recommended to register in order to receive advice on credit, unit selection and award eligibility. Please visit the following website for further information:
  • Griffith OUA Services

Tuition Fee

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