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|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1 year part time|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$20,310/0.5 EFTSL-$10155* - Full-fee paying place|
Arts and Education Postgraduate Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries
Tel 03 9244 6007
or 03 9251 7071
Nina Weerakkody, +61 3 522 71340, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.
|Deakin course code||A539|
Media and communication is the world's fastest-growing industry. It is also an area of rapid and continuous technological, political, economic and social change. Deakin's perspective on the media and communication industry integrates several disciplines and emphasises commonalities of practices and institutions in different sectors of the industry. This distinctive interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspective underpins a broad mix of subjects, in contrast to the narrow focus of other vocational courses. Students can choose from a wide range of units that suit their particular interests and 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.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study. If you are studying a graduate certificate of 4 credit points, your total course EFTSL is 0.5.
This is a fee-paying course. Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees. For more information about FEE-HELP go to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees/.
|ALC706||Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and Local Cultures|
|ACM717||Television Commercial Production|
|ALC705||Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology and Change|
|ACM701||Global Media and War *|
|ACM718||Documentary Methods and Theory|
|ACM733||My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production|
|ALJ724||Law Media and Communication|
|ALR732||Research Methods for Contemporary Society|
|ALW729||Writing for Communication Media|
Trimester 1 and trimester 2
|ACM723||Unit description is currently unavailable *|
* ACM701, ACM723 not offered 2014. Re-offered 2015.
To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication applicants require:
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Applications for credit transfer will be considered depending on the quality and subject matter of the student's prior qualifications and professional experience.
The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Media and Communication and the Masters of Communication comprise a suite of fully articulated courses. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication will lead to entry into either the Graduate Diploma Media and Communication or the Master of Communication with up to 4 credit points for credit transfer. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Media and Communication or equivalent will lead to entry into the Master of Communication with up to 8 credit points for credit transfer.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.