Graduate Certificate of Journalism
Course summary for current students
2015 course information
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Journalism|
Buwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Duration||1 year part time|
|Deakin course code||A549|
From 2015, this course is for continuing students only.
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 at Burwood (Melbourne) and via Cloud (online) mode 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.
Fees and charges
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
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
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.
|ACA715||Creative Enterprise Project|ALJ710 Multimedia Reporting
|ALJ722||Investigative and Narrative Journalism|
|ACC717||Law, Media and Communication (Formerly ALJ724)|
|ALJ725||Editing and Design in a Multiple Media Environment|