Graduate Certificate of Journalism
Course summary for local students
2015 course information
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Journalism|
|Length||1 year part time|
Arts and Education Postgraduate Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries
Tel 03 9246 8100
or 03 5227 1359
Paul Bethell, +61 3 924 43929, 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||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 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.
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|