Diploma of Screen and Media

If you have completed a Diploma of Screen and Media [CUA51015] or [CUA51020] with TAFENSW you have guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Communication and you will have 60 to 80 credit points applied to your University record, or the Bachelor of Business and you will have 80 credit points applied to your University record. This is equivalent to up to one year of full time study.

  • Approved providers* for this pathway are: TAFENSW.

The Bachelor of Communication has four major streams, the specified credit you will receive is dependent on your major selection.

Credit details for the Diploma of Screen and Media
Pathway codeDegreeCredit grantedCredit details
18L0040
(CUA51015) 
Bachelor of Communication (Media Arts Production major) 169680 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BComm (Media Arts Production) credit details
18L0041
(CUA51015) 
Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations, Advertising or Journalism majors) 169660 credit points
(180 credit points remain)
Pathway to BComm (PR, Advertising or Journalism) credit details
21L0231
(CUA51015)

21L0232
(CUA51020)
Bachelor of Business 278680 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
80cps - unspecified electives
22L0302
(CUA51015)
22L0303
(CUA51020)
Bachelor of Science 3754 (any major except Environmental Health)70cps guaranteed70cps - unspecified electives
22L0304
(CUA51015)
22L0305
(CUA51020)
Bachelor of Science 3754 (Environmental Health)40cps guaranteed
30cps negotiable
40cps - unspecified electives
Students can apply for up to an additional 30cps of credit via the Credit for Prior Learning process

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Credit for Prior Learning to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for the Bachelor of Communication (Media Arts Production major):

  • 10cp - COMM 1015 Foundations of Media Arts and Production
  • 10cp - DESN 1018 Visual Storytelling
  • 10cp - COMM 2035 Screen and Sound Practices 1
  • 10cp - COMM 2036 Screen and Sound Practices 2
  • 40cp - unspecified electives (level 1)

Credit details for the Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations, Advertising or Journalism majors):

  • 10cp - COMM 1015 Foundations of Media Arts and Production
  • 10cp - DESN 1018 Visual Storytelling
  • 40cp - unspecified electives (level 1)