Communications & Creative Industries

The Diploma of Communications & Creative Industries is the perfect stepping stone into your future creative career.

Key Information

Duration

Year 1: 8 units (8-12 months)

Year 2: 8 units (8-12 months)

Intake dates

Year 1: February, June, October
Year 2: February, June, October

Campus location

ECU Joondalup Campus West

2023 Fees

Year 1: A$14,800

Year 2: A$15,900

Domestic International

2023 Fees

Year 1: A$24,200

Year 2: A$30,390

Diploma of Communications & Creative Industries units (Year 1)

This program focuses on both theoretical and practical dimensions of communications and creativity. The units you will study are designed to enhance your learning experience, and provide you with the underpinning knowledge necessary to prepare you for further studies at university level. This program is taught on ECU’s state-of-the-art Joondalup Campus West.

The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters, and provides opportunities for scaffolded learning and the development of core academic and employability skills.

  • Workplace Communication - Employability
  • Introductory Computing
  • Project Management
  • Creative Cultures
  • Communication Skills
  • Information Design
  • Introductory Marketing
  • Year 1 Elective

15 Credit Points each unit

Diploma of Communications & Creative Industries units (Year 2)

This program focuses on both theoretical and practical dimensions of communications and creativity. It provides introductory level units in which you will acquire the fundamental skills that are essential to the program and your future career. This program is taught on ECU’s state-of-the-art Joondalup Campus West.

The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters.  Students who complete the ECC Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries (Year 2) will receive up to 8 units (120 credit points) advanced standing, the equivalent of the first year, in the respective bachelor’s degree at ECU. A minimum of 50% pass in all units is required for progression to ECU.

  • Professional and Academic Communication
  • Storytelling and Meaning
  • Creativity
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Media and Culture
  • Marketing Principles and Practices
  • Business Identity and Protocols
  • Plus 1 Elective

15 Credit Points each unit

Transfer to ECU

Progress to second year of your ECU degree

Your Diploma of Communications & Creative Industries can lead into the second year of the below undergraduate degrees:.