Diploma in Communication

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Diploma in Communication

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This program is only available to international students.

Program summary

This is a great opportunity to improve your communication skills and study overseas.

Our Diploma in Communication is offered over eight courses and gives you the option to tailor your studies to suit your interests. Choose from a wide range of courses available to Study Abroad students including creative writing, media, public relations, journalism and design.

Gain knowledge and learn communication concepts in your chosen area through face-to-face teaching supported by online resources. Earn up to 50 percent credit for your prior study and complete the Diploma in one semester. You’ll also have the option to use your courses to complete a minor.

Application and admission advice

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Contact USC International

study@usc.edu.au
+61 7 5430 2843

What will I study

Program structure

Complete 8 courses (96 units) from the School of Communication and Creative Industries:

Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.

Total units: 96

Recommended study sequence

This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 96 units as outlined in the Program Structure
Program notes
  • You may wish to use your courses to complete a major or minors
  • Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses) 
  • The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
  • It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
  • Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods which may include essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests and examinations
  • Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student Visa
  • Refer to the Managing your progression page for help in understanding your program structure, reviewing your progress and planning remaining courses.
  • Apply for your selected major or minor(s)

How to apply

Note: This program is offered to International applicants only.

Am I eligible to apply?

Eligible applicants should apply directly to USC International.

More information

If you have questions about International applications and admissions:

  • Search for answers and ask questions in askUSC
  • Email: International Admissions study@usc.edu.au 
  • Tel: USC International on +61 7 5430 2843
  • In person: First Floor, Building J, Sippy Downs Campus

How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dateas.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling in askUSC, or contact Student Central.

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