The Media and Communication program at Deakin is distinctive because of its cross-disciplinary perspective underpinning a broad mix of subjects. Students choose from a wide range of units that suit their particular interests.
Units studied in the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Media and Communication gain credit in Deakin's Master of Communication. This flexible approach to skill-building is designed to match the dynamic and unpredictable nature of the industry.
To help integrate study with work and personal commitments, Deakin has designed its media and communication postgraduate courses with flexibility and support. On and off-campus units are available, and full or part-time study modes are available (depending on units chosen).
Media and Communication courses
Deakin's Media and Communication courses are offered as an articulating suite that includes a graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master degree.
- Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication
- Graduate Diploma of Media and Communication
- Master of Communication - by course work, is designed to facilitate specific and intensive professional training. Students can specialise in Media and Communication and enhance these studies by taking elective units from other specialist areas - such as:
Journalism, Public Relations, Professional Writing, Children's Literature, Literary Studies.
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
Deakin has an articulating suite of Communication courses that are offered on campus or off campus.
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.