Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced)

The University of Melbourne

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085949K

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) provides an introduction to the dynamic field of publishing and communications. Grasp the foundational editorial principles and methods you can use across a range of genres and media, complemented by a practical knowledge of electronic editing and publishing for digital media. Develop and refine key research, writing and critical thinking skills about the aspects of change in the publishing and communications industries.

You can also use the course as an entry point to an articulated structure of higher degree study, and may qualify for entry to an advanced graduate diploma or masters course in this area.

Who is it for?

If you're looking for a course of study with an industry focus, the Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) will help build your understanding of how to navigate the changing nature of publishing and communications. Use the skills you learn to effectively adapt and pursue a successful career.

Career outcomes for the Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) reach into the core roles within the publishing and communications industry, including:

  • Professional editing
  • Print and online publications
  • Communications and stakeholder management
  • Copywriting and website content creation.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
18,608 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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