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

Commencing in

OUA - Study periods 1, 2, 3 and 4

Why choose this program?

The Bachelor of Communication is offered through Open Universities Australia (OUA). Students will qualify for this degree 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.

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

For further information, please contact either of the following areas:

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Communication degree program is offered full-time and part-time through Open Universities Australia.

As an Open Universities Australia student, you are not required to study on-campus. You may complete the Bachelor of Communication entirely off-campus through Open Universities Australia. To be classed as a full-time student, you must enrol in at least two units per study period.

If you commenced your studies from 2016, you will have up to 8 years to complete your program. If you commenced your studies prior to 2016, you will have up to 10 years to complete your program.

My career opportunities

Graduates of this 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.

Additional fee information

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