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Diploma of Business/Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Business
Griffith College - Mt Gravatt/Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

In the higher education diploma year, students develop an understanding of the core concepts of business, including management, accounting and marketing. On successful completion of the diploma be ready to progress into the dual degree with 70 credit points. You’ll graduate as a business professional with two degrees and a unique skill set that will give you a competitive edge. You’ll gain insights in all aspects of business and understand its social, cultural and political dimensions. You’ll study the foundations of communication and journalism alongside fundamental business concepts, including management, marketing and government-business relations and develop advanced skills in digital media, critical writing and editing, multimedia production, and media innovation. Refer to separate listings of the Diploma of Business and Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Business .


Bachelor of Business:Accounting (Nathan only), Asian Business, Behavioural Science, Economics, Employment Relations (Nathan), Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Politics and Public Policy, Real Estate and Property Development Management, Sport Management, Sustainable Business (Nathan only), Tourism Management.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

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Career opportunities

A business degree gives you the foundation to take your career just about anywhere. Depending on your major, you’ll be prepared to use your extensive skills in a range of increasingly diverse settings. Your communication and journalism studies can lead to exciting careers in social media, community and stakeholder engagement, digital marketing, event management, public relations, strategic communications, media liaison, media analysis, promotions, copywriting, journalism, production, research, corporate promotions and communications.

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Business and Tourism, Humanities and social sciences
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Full time, Part time
Course Duration

41/2 years Full time or 9 years Part time

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