Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced)

The University of Melbourne

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085948M

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced) is associated with the already established Master of Journalism. The Certificate's four core compulsory subjects develop your critical and technical skills, while a number of journalism-related electives build on this skill set. Together, these subjects represent integral journalistic skills and understandings, with opportunities to study other advanced subjects.

Who is it for?

The Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced) option is intended for those looking for a specific, professionally-focused stream of study in journalism. Refine your practical understanding of how news stories are put together and be equipped to critically reflect on writing challenges that journalists face across different media - print and digital.

Career outcomes for the Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced) reach across all media platforms. Get a head start pursuing roles including:

  • TV, print or radio journalist and reporter
  • Editor and subeditor
  • Blogger and copywriter.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
18,816 Per Year
Read more18,816 for the entire course
Expected Jul 2023 6 months
Full time
The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
Australia

Entry criteria

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%) in appropriate subjects or equivalent

English language requirements:

IELTS (academic English Only): 7.0 overall, with written 7 and no band less than 6.0;
TOEFL (paper-based test): 600 +, TWE 5.0;
TOEFL (internet-based test): 94 + Writing 27; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13;
Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 +, written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 185 + no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.

Application deadline - 30 November for Semester 1 intake

Address

The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
Australia
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