Bachelor of Public Relations and Communication

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points


Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

The Griffith Academic Calendar is changing in 2017. It is moving from semesters in 2016 to trimesters in 2017. In considering your study options you will need to select semester for 2016 and prior years and trimester for 2017 and onwards. Find out more on the Griffith Academic Calendar.


For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course.

For the award of Bachelor of Public Relations and Communication (BPublicRelComm), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points for the foundation course for your chosen Minor;
  • 40 credit points for one approved Minor;
  • 40 credit points of Undergraduate free-choice elective/s.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.