Bachelor of Communication

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any 2 OUA undergraduate units with 4.0 GPA


Commencing in

OUA - Study periods 1, 2, 3 and 4

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


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) from:
    • Business Communication
    • Creative Writing
    • Journalism
    • Public Relations
    • Screen Studies;
  • the remaining elective units for the degree can be made up from a combination of first, second and third year level with a maximum of ten units in the degree at first year level;
  • at least eight units (or one-third of the degree) must be Griffith units studied via Open Universities Australia;

This degree 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.

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.

Program learning outcomes

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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.