Diploma of Communication

University of Canberra

This course is for students interested in corporate and public communication, journalism, marketing communication or sports media. Students studying this course will be supported in building language and academic skills for further studies; get direct entry to the 2nd year of a many bachelors degrees; develop a good understanding in key cultural areas; and develop the professional expertise to enter and confidently contribute to the communication industries.

Course Fee:

International: $24,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements:An overall academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5.


24 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Visual Representation Techniques; The Art and Power of Communication; Digital Media Fundamentals; Engaging Audiences; Journalism Now and Next; Foundations of Marketing Communication; Academic English; Introduction to Design Thinking Techniques; Introduction to Interaction and User-Centred Design; Design Culture and Society.

Study Pathways:

The Diploma of Communication offers students a pathway to the second year of the Bachelor of Communication and Media program.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
UC College, Bruce 50.7 Yes Full time 1 year
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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