Bachelor of Communication and Journalism
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

Developed in close consultation with industry, our Bachelor of Communication and Journalism responds to the demand for graduates with a comprehensive suite of communication skills, ready for opportunities in new media. You’ll develop advanced skills in digital media, public relations and journalism, allowing you to take advantage of the full array of contemporary communication career opportunities. You’ll study the foundations of communication and journalism and foster your skills in critical writing and editing, researching, multimedia production, and media innovation. Students of this degree work alongside and learn from some of the best communication professionals in the country. You’ll apply your skills through a major industry project and have access to internships aligned with your interests. By the time you graduate, you’ll be set to start your career with established networks and a professional portfolio of work, and be ready to lead innovation and facilitate change in the thriving communication and media industry. For more course information, visit the Bachelor of Communication and Journalism at GU.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
65.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

77.75

69.20

58.80

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

85.75

73.20

66.80

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

<5*

6

0

5

0

16

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

<5*

37.5%

0.0%

31.3%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this degree, you’ll be prepared to work within strategic or public communication, corporate promotions, commercial communication, journalism, freelance writing, 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.

Course Code
226211
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$15000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane