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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

Constantly evolving technologies mean people are communicating faster and in more ways than was ever thought possible.

This Diploma gives you the opportunity to study a range of areas of mass communications including, online content creation utilising a variety of social media platforms, journalism, video productions, photography for online magazine publication and short form documentaries.

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a content creator using podcasts, vlogs, photography, writing with a web broadcaster or corporate media department.

Once you have completed this qualification you can begin your career with confidence in or go on to further study with our pathways to university.

Gain these skills
  • Create visual, audio, and written content
  • Establish and maintain social media platforms
  • Interview ‘experts’ for your documentaries, podcasts, and vlogs
  • Build effective relationships with colleagues and industry networks
  • Shoot and edit video and audio content
  • Collaborate on magazine design and production
  • Develop photographic skills for online, print and photo documentary
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Strong communication skills
  • An interest in current affairs or a specific topic
  • Good general knowledge and research skills
  • Creative flair
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and time management skill


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International student Mehreen has learnt many practical skills with professional equipment while studying Mass Communications.

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I chose to study in Western Australia because there's a lot of opportunities.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

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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

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

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 October 02, 2019