Graduate Diploma of Journalism

RMIT University

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

The Graduate Diploma represents an intensive learning program that offers a blend of practical and reflective elements. It is designed to give graduates a strong appreciation of what it takes to write and think about the news. The program is taught by lecturers with extensive professional and academic experience. Their backgrounds cover radio, television and online journalism, newspaper and magazine journalism, specialist reporting, and news organisation management. Students present and produce live radio news for 3RRR, write for City Journal publications and produce live-to-air TV news bulletin reports for Newsline on Channel 31. The Graduate Diploma in Journalism was initiated by the RMIT Journalism Program Advisory Committee. The program maintains strong industry links to ensure the program remains current and relevant to today's multi-platform news media industries.


  • Subjects studied may include: Advanced Reporting and Feature Writing
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Journalism: An Introduction
  • News Studies
  • Online Journalism
  • The Journalist in Society
  • Media and the Law
  • Writing the News.


  • Journalism

Standard entry requirements

Successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), or Significant work experience or professional practice.

Study pathways

Exceptional students can apply for further postgraduate studies in communication and media including Masters and PhD programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $25,920
International: $26,880
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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