Graduate Certificate of Journalism
Course summary for current students
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B = Melbourne Burwood Campus
G = Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
S = Geelong Waterfront Campus
W =Warrnambool Campus
X = Off campus
|Award granted ||Graduate Certificate of Journalism|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Off campus|
|Duration||1 year part time|
|Deakin course code||A549|
Deakin University is a national leader in the provision of professional development programs for people working in the communication industry. It 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 has designed its journalism postgraduate program to help integrate academic studies with work and personal commitments. The Graduate Certificate of Journalism is offered on and off campus and is supported by a wide range of services. Postgraduate journalism courses provide an intensive practical component, ensuring strong job entry skills. The courses will enhance journalistic creative and critical thinking skills, which are essential to progression in this vibrant profession, and will also prepare students for the challenges they will face in the twenty-first century by helping develop the analytical skills necessary for reporting events in context.
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Fees and charges
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Please be aware:
- Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
- Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
- Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services
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To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Journalism, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study from the specified list of units below.
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|ALJ729|| Newsroom Practice (B, X) |
|ALR715|| New Ventures in Creative Enterprise (B, X) |
|ACE707|| Imaging for Media (B) (2013 final year of offer)|
|ALJ721|| International News (Commencing 2014)|
|ALJ722|| Journalism in Contemporary Society (X) |
|ALJ724|| Law Media and Communication (B, X) |
|ALJ725|| Editing and Design in a Multiple Media Environment (B, X) |
ALJ710 not offered 2013, re-offered 2014.