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Become a master at developing creative strategies for diverse brands and develop critical thinking skills through industry-level coursework. Develop in-demand skills that brands and agencies look for, including account management, media planning, copywriting and art direction. Complement your chosen specialisation and become a well-rounded professional with related communication fields including design, digital media and public relations.
Study digital media at Deakin and develop the core skills and knowledge needed to adapt through the constantly shifting communications climate. You have the freedom to select your own specialisation, including screen production, design, journalism and more. As a digital media graduate, you will find career opportunities across a range of industries and organisations, including the entertainment industry, advertising consultancies and multimedia businesses.
Film, television and animation
Explore production techniques, build your portfolio and network with professionals through Deakin's film, television and animation programs. Get inspired with the latest production equipment, including cutting-edge studio facilities and professional editing suites. Graduate with a broad range of skills to thrive in the media industry.
Journalism at Deakin will help you develop the skills to research, plan and produce newsworthy stories. Learn from our expert team of practitioners with extensive experience across all key media platforms including print, television, radio and digital. Deakin is equipped with a professional-grade newsroom where you can refine your skills in an industry-standard media environment.
Learn how to implement inspiring campaigns and develop the skills required to manage public relations in businesses, government and not-for-profits. You will have opportunities to establish links with industry professionals, work with clients in real-life scenarios and graduate with a portfolio of public relations work to showcase to future employers.
Find out more about studying media and communication at Deakin or select an communication degree from the table below.
Undergraduate communication degrees
|Course name||Level of study||Apply|
|Bachelor of Communication (Advertising)||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation||Undergraduate||How to apply|
Postgraduate communication degrees
While the information provided here was correct at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of degree and unit offerings.
Take your creative practice to the next level. Build your current skills, critical engagement and depth of knowledge by undertaking coursework that specialises in drama, photography, visual arts or creative writing.
Learn the tools, strategies and design thinking methodologies needed to be an adaptable multidisciplinary designer. Undertake coursework that specialises in 3D animation, architecture, digital technologies or visual communication.
Deakin in your country
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