Graduate Diploma of Journalism
Course summary for current students
|Award granted ||Graduate Diploma of Journalism|
Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||046736B|
|Deakin course code||A649|
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 Diploma of Journalism is offered via campus and Cloud (online) study modes 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 creativity 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 Graduate Diploma of Journalism, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
- 4 credit points of Journalism units selected from the specified list below; and
- 4 credit points of electives selected from the remaining Journalism units and/or from the following disciplines
See Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) (A764) and Master of Communication (A743) for units available in the disciplines above.
Note: Students who complete a specialisation of 4 credit points will have the specialisation indicated on their academic transcript.
|ALJ722||Investigative and Narrative Journalism |
|ACC717||Law Media and Communication [Formerly ALJ724]|
|ALJ725||Editing and Design in a Multiple Media Environment |