Credit points


Minor available at

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield


Not offered in Blacktown (2022)

Additional information

The Communication minor equips students with the ability to communicate effectively both at university and in today’s globalised workforce. The sequence develops skills in interpersonal, intercultural and workplace communication, and provides a systematic training in the oral and written communication skills. Students work with different modes of writing including report writing, advertising copy, creative writing, feature writing and blogs, and are taught to speak in public, lead meetings, conduct interviews and negotiations and undertake mediation and conflict management. The Communication minor builds skills that underpin successful university study and also develops abilities that are immediately transferrable to any workplace and are highly sought after by employers.

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

A student must complete 40 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. at least 10 cp from 100-level units (Part A);

b. at least 20 cp from 200- and/or 300-level units (Part B).

Part A : 100-level Units

Complete at least 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
COMM102Introduction to Communication10
COMM104Writing for the Media10
COMM170Interpreting and Communicating Ideas10

Part B : 200- and/or 300-level Units

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
COMM213Interpersonal Communication10
COMM218Communication in the Workplace10
COMM222Communication in a Global Society10
COMM223Ethics and Law in Digital World10
COMM224Producing Online Features10
COMM225Social Media Communications10
WRIT230Creative Non-Fiction10

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