Graduate Certificate in Internet Communications

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Graduate Certificate in Internet Communications provides students with an opportunity to learn some of the key aspects of the human dimensions of the Internet: how people network, collaborate, and share information through Internet communications, media and design. Depending on choice of units, students will develop skills in one or more of: creating, maintaining and managing online communications for personal and commercial interactions, as well as gaining knowledge of the social and cultural contexts within which those interactions occur. The approach is interdisciplinary: students develop skills in websites, public communication, social network management, collaboration via virtual organisations, and web media production. At the same time they will understand the political, economic and social changes associated with the Internet. By taking this course, students will add to their existing qualification a basic level knowledge and skills needed for them to become an astute, engaged professional communicator via the Internet.

Structure

The course contains options units only. Students study 4 units from the list of options available, with choices dependent on the semesters in which units are offered. Learning takes place through a mix of individual study, using materials provided by Curtin in electronic or print format, and group collaboration and communication. Active student participation and immersion in the Internet environment is emphasised.

Subjects

  • Internet communications

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, applicants require a 3 or 4 year bachelors degree in any field from a recognised tertiary education institution. Students who have completed the Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications) from Curtin University are not eligible for entry to this course. Students without a bachelor degree may be eligible for entry based on extensive and relevant recent professional experience. If admitted on the basis of work experience, no credit for recognised learning will be granted.

Study pathways

Students may be permitted to transfer from this course to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Internet Communications to continue studies at a more advanced level and with a greater degree of specialisation.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $8,800
International: $14,200
No information available No No information available

Further information

Curtin University course code: GC-NETSCM. Students who have completed the Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications) from Curtin University are not eligible for entry to this course

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