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Graduate Diploma of Communication

Graduate Diploma

Course description

Duration
1 year
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July
  • Learn about the technological, political, economical and social change in the communications industry
  • Tailor your degree by selecting units specific to your particular interests
  • Gain credits towards the Master of Communication at Deakin

Find out more about this course


Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Communication

Submit an enquiry direct to Deakin University.

Campus options

2 campuses available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Burwood

On-campus (full-time)

On-campus (part-time)

1 year

2 years

July
Cloud

Online (full-time)

Online (part-time)

1 year

2 years

July

Course details

Entry requirements
  • A Bachelor Degree in any discipline; OR
  • A Graduate Certificate in any discipline; OR
  • At least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent); AND
  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements
LocationVictoria, Online
Next start dateJuly
Duration1 year
Study modeOn-campus, Online
Education institutionDeakin University
PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Student reviews of Communication and Media Studies courses

Student reviews of Deakin University courses
34
Student review published September 2018
Completion date2017
Study modeOn-campus
I like the course itself and enjoyed it, but I just don’t think it has much connections to help me find a good job in Australia.
Response from Deakin University
Thank you for taking the time to share your review about the Master of Communication. Were glad that you enjoyed the course!
Student review published September 2018
Completion date2016
Study modeOn-campus
This course provided me with an understanding of the expectations industry has of incoming graduates. The placement program was fantastic in proving a realistic view of the career path while the theory remained relevant to the trends of the field. Overall this was a great course with engaging and informed academic teachings.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad that you got a lot out of the course. We believe that the best learning happens when you combine both theory and practical experience into the course.
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing)
Completion date2013
Study modeOn-campus
The course was very insightful and help me to learn more about arts, specifically in design and animation. I would recommend other people to experience the learning process at Deakin University because it give me so many new exciting things to learn and do!
Response from Deakin University
Thanks so much for taking the time to submit your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your course!
Student review published August 2018
Completion dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Very flexible course, with many avenues provided to scout employment and internship opportunities. Enjoyable university experience overall.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience!
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing)
Completion date2014
Study modeBlended
It was a great opportunity for me to undertake and understand the world of media. Using the knowledge from the course structure I am now able I apply this to I my career in marketing.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the course!
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing)
Completion date2015
Study modeBlended
Great content, not a lot of job support. Hard with different tutors requiring different assignment processes
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for providing your feedback - this information is helpful for us to ensure continual improvement. We're glad that you enjoyed your time at Deakin overall.
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Studies)
Completion date2014
Study modeOn-campus
The course gives a good overview of all the sub-categories within communications, it can allow to explore and decide what particular passion you have. Whether it would be government relations or ethical communication. It is a good a base, once graduating the degree can be incredibly versatile.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review about the Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Studies). We are so glad that you got a lot out of the course. All the best!
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing)
Completion date2009
Study modeOn-campus
Was able to drop journalism and pick up marketing which worked for my overall careers which has now been in marketing, events and PR.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the course!
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Digital Media
Completion date2014
Study modeOn-campus
The course is great for learning both practical skills and theary. However, film has a very tough industry.
Student review published August 2018
CourseBachelor of Visual Communication Design
Completion date2017
Study modeOn-campus
Fantastic course with real life applications to briefs and industry experience. My lecturers were fantastic and had great insight to the design industry itself and the campus was conveniently close to everything I needed.

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What you’ll learn

During this course you'll gain skills in:

  • Professional knowledge of media
  • Research
  • Analytics
  • Professional communication skills

Support and delivery

When you study at Deakin you'll have access to:

  • Innovative teaching in world-class facilities
  • Flexible study options
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • Work placement programs
  • Student mentors and learning advisers to support you through your studies

How Deakin's online courses are delivered

As an online student you’ll watch lectures, complete readings and participate in tutorials, just like an on-campus student.

The difference is you’ll do this online, when it suits you.

Deakin was one of the first universities in Australia to deliver courses for off-campus students,

and they pride themselves on an online learning system that is cutting-edge, engaging and easy to use.

Through their platform CloudDeakin, you’ll:

  • Access almost all your learning resources
  • Watch the same lectures that are delivered on-campus, and
  • Interact with your tutors (you'll have one dedicated tutor for each unit)

You’ll also be involved in conversations with other students and your tutors through virtual classrooms and discussion boards.

Support services for online students

You can access the same support services as on-campus students – either via Deakin’s website, over the phone, on Skype,

or in person if you are near a Deakin campus.

Specialist online advisers can help you develop successful study skills, discuss your course direction and provide career guidance.

You can also access:

  • Online library support
  • Counselling
  • Financial assistance
  • Medical services and more

The online orientation at the start of your course will introduce you to helpful resources.

Find out more about this course


Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Communication

Submit an enquiry direct to Deakin University.