Deakin University is a national leader in the provision of professional development programs for those working in the communication industry.
Deakin works in partnership with major employers and professional associations to deliver top quality programs in public relations, journalism and all aspects of professional communication.
Deakin's suite of Communication courses are offered as an articulating suite that includes graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and a master degree.
The Master of Communication can be taken by specialising
in the following five areas, and students can enhance their degree by adding
electives in children's literature and literary studies.
Graduate Certificates and Diplomas:
- Graduate Certificate of Journalism
- Graduate Diploma of Journalism
- Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication
- Graduate Diploma of Media and Communication
- Graduate Certificate of Public Relations
- Graduate Diploma of Public Relations
- Graduate Certificate of Professional Writing
- Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing
In addition to the traditional public relations and media positions, graduates also
find employment in the specialised areas of: public affairs, print, radio, TV, online
journalism, corporate affairs, advertising, marketing communications, online editing,
publishing, community relations, customer relations, investor relations, employee
relations, publicity, government relations, media relations, and crisis and issues
- offered on campus or off campus
- offered full or part time
For more information about course structure, course fees, units of study, how to apply, advanced standing, course admission requirements, further contacts, visit:
Why Choose Deakin University?
We know that postgraduate study is a big commitment. Deakin's postgraduate
programs are genuinely flexible to help you fit your studies in with work and
personal commitments. Regardless of where you live, resources can be posted to
off-campus students or accessed from our comprehensive electronic collection.
At Deakin we pride ourselves on providing quality postgraduate courses for
people working or aspiring to work in the area of communication. Quality is
evident in all parts of our courses from the standard of our study materials to
teaching staff who are leaders in their field. Ranked among the best in the
world, our library service has set a benchmark for Australian universities.
As a Deakin student you have access to the best new technologies. The
University has produced its own Software Essentials DVD to support online
communication. All units offer a dedicated teaching and learning site Deakin
As a Deakin postgraduate student, you will become part of a network of
researchers, academics, alumni and practitioners. You will have access to
specialist knowledge and the opportunity to establish new contacts with people
who are shaping and influencing all levels of the communication industry.