Media

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Overview

Studying media at Deakin exposes you to industry-relevant skills and experiences that respond to today’s rapidly changing media environment. With a particular focus on digital media innovation, students explore, examine and experience online media platforms. You'll look at the ways these platforms impact on diverse media and cultural industries.

There is no gap between industry and the institution: we offer a learning environment that is specifically targeted to the ongoing development of workplace skills.

victoria duckett

media studies lecturer

Hands-on learning

The Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media) gives you the opportunity to undertake industry internships, in-country study programs and gain valuable industry connections that are essential for success on graduation.

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If you’ve got a big idea that could be further developed, take on a higher degree by research and become an expert in the field of digital media.

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Recent Deakin research

Traditional media and the new media audience

Matthew Allen examines the new media audience – an increasingly different social formation, often eluding efforts to contain its actions within profitable corporate pathways.

Work experience opportunities

Deakin graduates hit the ground running thanks to work integrated learning. All communication courses at Deakin provide opportunities to undertake industry internships. These enable you to network and gain experience in the industry prior to graduating.

Work experience plays a key role in developing graduates’ employability – students who undertake courses offering placement and internship experiences are highly sought after by employers.

Career opportunities

Media graduates will be multi-skilled, digital professionals. You’ll be equipped with the right skills to seek employment across a wide range of industries, and have emerging careers at your fingertips. Gain employment in a variety of areas, including:

  • the entertainment industry
  • marketing consultancies
  • digital and social media
  • multimedia businesses
  • newspaper and magazine publishers
  • public relations agencies
  • radio, film and television companies.

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