Diploma of Communication and Media Studies

Murdoch Institute of Technology

This program is suitable for students who are marginally unable to meet the entry requirements for direct admission to university. Upon completion of this award, students may gain full credit and exemption for one year of a degree course at university, but are also recognised and respected in workplaces internationally. This means that if a student interrupts their tertiary studies (in unforeseen circumstances) they can enter the workforce and return to university at a later date (degree must be completed within 10 years) without losing credit.

Course Fee:

Australian: $10,800
International: $22,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


Academic Learning Skills (Transition Unit); Ideas and Identity (Breadth Unit); Introduction to Media Studies; Introduction to Communication; Contemporary Culture; Introduction to Digital Media Skills; Introduction to Journalism and Introduction to Public Relations.

Subjects you can Study:

Communication and media studies

Study Pathways:

Students may progress to Murdoch University's Bachelor of Arts with majors in: Communication and Media Studies or Journalism. Additional units can be undertaken in rode rot take a major in Public Relations.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Perth No info No Full time 1 year
Perth No info No Part time 2 years
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT) is located on Murdoch University's South Street campus and offers dedicated pathway programs to Murdoch University.

Programs include the Murdoch University Preparation Course and Diploma Programs. The Murdoch Language Centre helps both Australian and International students improve their academic English skills for entry into secondary, undergraduate and postgraduate studies and appeals primarily to students for whom English is a second language.

Provider CRICOS: 03127E

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