Diploma of Communication

Deakin College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097893M

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

This diploma offers a wide range of unit choices leading to the second year of the relevant Deakin University degree. Areas of study include advertising, communications, journalism, digital media and public relations.

Employment and career options upon completing your Bachelor degree:

Advertising agency roles
Account management
Media planning
Journalist
Copywriting and art direction
Media policy and management
Politics
Research
Media business-oriented consulting
‘In house’ brand communications

Course Structure

Complete and pass 8 units.

2 Core Units

ACC100 Communication in Everyday Life
ACG103 Design Skills

Plus 3 Streams (6 Units in Total)

Advertising stream:

ALA101 Advertising Principles and Practices
ALA102 Creative Brand Communication

Public Relations stream:

ALR103 Introduction to Public Relations
ALR104 Strategic Communication and Writing

Journalism stream:

ALJ111 News Reporting 1
ALJ112 News Reporting 2

Digital Media stream:

ALM101 Making Social Media
ALM102 Making Video

Direct entry to the 2nd year of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Communication (majors in Advertising, Digital Media, Journalism, Public Relations)
Supportive learning environment provides the best possible preparation for Deakin University
Study on a Deakin University campus with full access to accommodation, support services

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,200 Per Year
Read more3,650 per unit
Expected Jun 2023
Expected Oct 2023
8 months
Read more8 or 12 months

Full time
Deakin College
Melbourne Burwood Campus
70 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
29,200 Per Year
Read more3,650 per unit
Expected Oct 2023 8 months
Read more8 or 12 months

Online study
Deakin College
Melbourne Burwood Campus
70 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry to the Diploma course requires the successful completion of Australian Year 12 equivalent. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

English Admission Requirements

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE) - CAE1 Level C1;

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) - EAP 3;

GCE O-level - B4;

IELTS - 6.0 (with no band score below 5.5);

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50-57;

International Baccalaureate Diploma - Grade 5 in English;

TOEFL iBT: 65 - Writing 19, Speaking 16, Listening and Reading 10.

Address

Deakin College
Melbourne Burwood Campus
70 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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