Graduate Diploma of Communication

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Study technological, political, economic, and social change in the communications and media industry. Deakin's Graduate Diploma of Communication offers a distinctive interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary mix of subjects in Digital Media, Public Relations, Journalism, Television Production and Visual Communication Design, matching the dynamic and ever-changing contemporary media industries. Students can choose from a wide range of units that suit their particular interests to gain professional knowledge in media and cognate disciplines and, further enhance their research, analytical and communication skills. The Graduate Diploma of Communication, which will also give students credit towards Deakin's Master of Communication, uses a flexible approach to skill-building to provide them a competitive edge in a rapidly evolving job market

Designed for

Those currently employed in or wishing to seek employment in media and communication related areas


8 credit points of electives from a specified list


  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Television production
  • Visual communication design

Standard entry requirements

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

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy. Alternative exist A539

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $21,400
International: $21,400
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery

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