Graduate Diploma of Communication

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 084026F

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Study technological, political, economic and social change in the communications and media industries. Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Communication offers a distinctive interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary mix of specializations in Digital Media, Public Relations, Journalism, Television Production and Visual Communication Design. You can choose from a wide range of units that suit your particular interests to gain professional knowledge in media and cognate disciplines and further enhance your research, analytical and communication skills.

The Graduate Diploma of Communication, which will also give you credits towards Deakin’s Master of Communication, uses a flexible approach to skill-building to provide you a competitive edge in a rapidly evolving job market.

Course structure

Students must complete 8 units in Communication from the list below.

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 learning outcomes. Students seeking a single specialised study experience in one area should enrol instead in the named Graduate Diplomas. Students using the diploma as a pathway into the Master of Communication are strongly advised to complete ACX701 Communication Concepts as two of the 8 credits points of study.

Students must also complete

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

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
32,600 Per Year
Read moreDeakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.
Expected Nov 2022
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
1 year
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
32,600 Per Year
Read moreThis fee refers to full time and its guide for online students
Expected Nov 2022
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
1 year
Self study / online (without attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Minimum course admission criteria - Bachelor’s degree or higher OR two years relevant work experience OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

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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