Graduate Certificate of Communication

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 083989G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

In a world of perpetual change, where facts and opinion often collide, one thing remains certain: the need for skilled communicators. Broaden your knowledge, and your mind, to gain a competitive edge in a rapidly evolving job market.

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Communication, students must successfully complete:

4 credit points in Communication from the units listed below plus

Academic Integrity AAI018
Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

Students are strongly encouraged to look at specific concentrations and patterns of unit choice that develop their professional communication skills and should seek advice to create the best combination available to them to achieve their specific course objectives and learning outcomes. Students using the Graduate Certificate as a pathway into the Master of Communication are strongly advised to complete ACX701 Communication Concepts as two of their 4 credit points.

Students using the Graduate Certificate to seek entry into a specialised diploma should take all four units from a single sub-field to enable credit for those units to be granted towards the diploma.

Course learning outcomes

Now more than ever is a great time to be in the media and communications industry. From media agencies and newsrooms, to publications, community relations and government organisations, anywhere in the world – the career opportunities are vast.

Our Graduate Certificate of Communication can prepare you for roles such as:

  • public relations specialist
  • journalist
  • media adviser
  • communications consultant
  • technical writer
  • visual designer
  • social media manager

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
16,300 Per Year 07 Nov 2022 0.5 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
16,300 Per Year Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
0.5 years
Read more0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Self study / online (without attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor Degree in any discipline OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT: 79 Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY: 176 No band less than 169

PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill

OET: Overall C+

DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%)

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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