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An Introduction to contemporary issues in society, and influence of culture and communication, as well as providing foundation concepts to accelerate your progress in your proposed area of degree studies.

The SAIBT Diploma of Arts provides a pathway into various bachelor degrees in UniSA. There are 2 streams of the Diploma– Communication and Media Arts. You may have been granted exemption from some modules depending on your academic results. These will be listed in your offer letter. All Arts students are required to complete the tertiary preparation module Language for Study (LGS001) in their first trimester. Although this module does not count towards the study load or GPA, a non-graded pass is required for the program of study.

Stage 1

ITN002 Information and New Media Technologies

ARC002 Academic Research and Critical Enquiry

CPP002 Communication: People Place and Culture

MAS001 Media and Society

DES001 Design

ESS001 Essential Study Skills

Elective Choose from: Business Studies 1, Maths & Statistics, Science & Society, Human Biology, Programming, Physics 1

Stage 2

COM1060 Ideas, Innovation and Communication

COMM1065 Professional and Technical Communication

COMM1066 Digital Design Essentials

INFT1019 Design Language in Media Arts

LANG1052 English for Academic Use in Australia

LANG1054 Intercultural Communication

INFT1014 Introduction to Digital Media

COMM1006 Communication and Media

INFT1015A Hollywood Film and Television

COMM1057 Public Relations Theory and Practice

BEHL1004 Psychology 1B



Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Diploma of Arts.

Full Time (3 trimesters)

Tuition fees

Stage 1: AUD $24,400 (AUD $3,050 per module); Stage 2: AUD $27,000 (AUD $3,375 per module)




South Australian Institute of Business and Technology (SAIBT)

SAIBT, The University of South Australia, City East Campus Level 4,

Brookman Building, North Terrace (corner of Frome St),


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

Diploma Stage 1: Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 11.

Diploma Stage 2: Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

IELTS: IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5 correlate as FCE or CAE overall score of 162 with no skill less than 154

TOEFL: 525 (Paper), 46-59 (IBT) with a minimum score of 14 in speaking and writing bands, 195 (Computer) and TWE 3

Pearson’s (PTE Academic): 42

ELICOS (Eynesbury College): EAP 2 (plus minimum attendance requirements or a satisfactory pass or recommendation (from the ELICOS Academic Director) in a preparatory language program

CELUSA (Academic English): AE3

Bradford General Academic English Program (GAE): 50-56%

South Australian Institute of Business and Technology (SAIBT)*

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* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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