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|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Media and Communication|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1 year full time or part time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$23,380* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||042684G|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||A639|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
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 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.
Deakin offers many courses which can be studied by distance education overseas.
However, international students living in Australia must, in each compulsory trimester (that is, Trimesters 1 and 2), enrol in at least one unit that is offered as a Campus located unit and can, in addition enrol in units offered via Cloud (online). International students are not permitted to do more than 25% of their total course via Cloud (online) learning. Best practice is to enrol in mostly Campus located units in each compulsory trimester.
In a non-compulsory trimester (Trimester 3), international students may study Cloud (online) units only.
Note: Students who complete a specialisation of 4 credit points will have the specialisation indicated on their academic transcript.
|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-ofered 2015.
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses. (more details)
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit transfer. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit transfer.
Your credit transfer is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
|Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication (A539)|