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Edith Cowan College

Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries

This program focuses on both theoretical and practical aspects of communication and introductory level units in which you acquire fundamental skills that are essential to the program and your future career. Students can choose to specialise in one area or gain expertise in multiple areas, providing you with the multi-skilling required to be successful in today’s workforce.

Your direct pathway to Edith Cowan University

High School

 

2nd year Edith Cowan University

 

Fees 2021

Program CRICOS Course Code Duration International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

Diploma
(Year 1)

092033G

2 or 3 trimesters

$24,200

($3,025 per unit)

$14,100

($1,762.50 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

Diploma
(Year 2)

092033G

2 or 3 trimesters

$29,500
($3,687.50 per unit)

$14,100

($1,762.50 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

 

Your Communications and Creative Industries pathway

if you have…

✓ Completed Year 12 or the equivalent in your country

(see Admission requirements for further information)

Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries (Year 2)

8 university equivalent units studied over 2 or 3 trimesters. Equivalent to Year 1 of the respective ECU bachelor degree.

Direct Entry into Year 2 at ECU

Choose from the bachelor degrees listed below.

 


or if you have…

✓ Completed Year 11 or the equivalent in your country

(see Admission requirements for further information)

Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries (Year 1)

8 units studied over 2 or 3 trimesters to embed fundamental academic skills.

Diploma (Year 2)

Equivalent to Year 1 of the respective ECU bachelor degree.

 

Location

Duration

8 or 12 months

 

Student & ATAR Profile

Intakes

February, June, October

Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries (Year 1) units

Student must complete the following units:

  • Workplace Communication - Employability
  • Introductory Computing
  • Creative Cultures
  • Communication Skills
  • Project Management
  • Information Design
  • Introductory Marketing
  • English Language Enhancement (or Elective)

Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries (Year 2) units

Student must complete the following core units and major specific units:

Core units

  • Professional and Academic Communication
  • Storytelling and Meaning
  • iTalk - Presentation Skills
  • Creativity

Major specific units:

Marketing, Advertising & PR stream:

  • Marketing Principles and Practices

Other streams:

  • Communication Ideas
  • Media and Culture
  • Business Identity and Protocols
  • Camera Work and Lighting

Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in: English, Creative and Professional Writing, Historical and Political Studies,  Visual Arts - 8 units (120 credit points)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communications majoring in: Advertising, Broadcasting and Digital Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Photomedia, Public Relations, Screen Production - 8 units (120 credits points)
  • Bachelor of Design majoring in: Fashion, Games and Interactive Design, Visual and Spatial Design - 8 units (120 credits points)
  • Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management - 8 units (120 credits points)
  • Bachelor of Marketing Advertising and Public Relations - 8 units (120 credits points)

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