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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Mass Communication)

National ID: CUA51015 | State ID: AB40

Become part of the fast paced world of content creation

Mass Communication is a broad term encompassing multiple forms of contemporary media content and communications. It's a field which is undergoing considerable shifts. The Diploma of Mass Communication is designed for the 21st century communications landscape, where traditional media jobs that exist today may not exist tomorrow. 

You will gain contemporary industry skills needed to cut through the noise and become a more effective communicator on social platforms, creating stories with unique perspectives on important topics. You will produce purposeful and relevant media content that communicates, engages, and potentially sells; applying digital marketing principles.  

Training occurs through real-world projects, connecting with people and capturing their stories for multi-platform content versions.

This qualification is a clear pathway to begin your career or go on to further study to university.

Gain these skills
  • Effective media content creation for marketing purposes 
  • Effective use of social platforms 
  • Writing for social platforms (e.g. captions, blogs, copywriting)
  • Photography
  • Production (video and audio)
  • Camera skills
  • Sound recording and editing
  • Editing software training
  • Verbal and written communication with project stakeholders 
  • Problem solving
  • Negotiation skills
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative mindset 
  • Interest in people and their stories 
  • Communication skills
  • Focus and motivation
  • Organisational skills
  • Adaptability 
  • Willingness to adopt and affect change 
  • Team player
  • Reliability and responsibility


Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Content creator
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Multimedia Operator
  • Website/Blog Editor

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

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Other study types

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Apprenticeships and traineeships

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International students

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Page last updated January 14, 2020