RMIT University

Graduate Diploma in Journalism

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

The Graduate Diploma in Journalism is designed to enhance your undergraduate qualification with focused study in journalism. This one-year diploma sets you up for a career as a journalist by allowing you to explore all forms of contemporary journalism and put modern practice into its legal, ethical and social context. As part of the curriculum, you will present and produce live radio news for community radio station RRR and our live-to-air television news program, Newsline, as well as create text and data reports for our publication The City Journal.You will work individually with our work placement coordinator to find at least one internship as part of your study.Upon completing this diploma, you will have developed the skills and knowledge necessary for an entry-level position in journalism and in doing so follow in the footsteps of many of Australia’s award-winning journalists.

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed:an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification)ORa minimum of 3 years professional work experience in a related industry.  To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 7.0 (with no individual band below 6.5)TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 94 (with minimum of 19 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 24 in Writing)Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 65 (with no communication band less than 58)C1 Advanced: minimum of 185 with no less than 176 in any component.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $27,840
International: $29,760
  • Full-time : 1 year

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