Foundation in Arts
MoHE approval code: JPT/BPP (R/010/3/0426) 09/26
|Intake||January, April, July and October
|Duration||1 Year (2 semesters) consists of 8 common units|
The course prepares students for undergraduate study in Mass Communication. In this stream, you’ll study units in Media and Communication, Journalism, Information Technology, 20th Century World History, Travel Writing & Photography, Screen Production and Visual Culture. There are also two English units that are common to all foundation courses – Effective Communication skills and Writing and Research Skills.
Pathways to further study at Curtin’s Perth Campus
Students who obtain satisfactory results are eligible for admission to a range of undergraduate courses offered at Curtin Perth.
Minimum English language entry requirements
Language Testing System
(no individual band
|Test of English as a
Foreign Language (TOEFL)
|GCE ‘O’ Level||C|
- 5 Credits including English or 5 Credits and English competence
- Credits towards a Curtin qualification may be granted to applicants with qualifications from other accredited educational institutions.
|Foundation in Arts|
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Writing and Research Skills 062||Introduction to Digital Technologies and Design|
|Effective Communication Skills 061||Travel Writing and Photography 062 (elective)
20th Century World History (elective)
|Introduction to Media & Communication Studies 061||Intro to Screen Production 062|
|Introduction to Visual Culture 061||Intro to Journalism 062|