Graduate Certificate of Media and Communication
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
Take advantage of the mentorship and industry engagement opportunities and see your professional development skyrocket. In this course, you’ll delve deeper into media theory, industries and ecologies, learn about digital cultures and how to engage audiences. Plus, gain basic production skills. Graduate ready to move up, or across, into a career in public relations, media and communications, journalism, publishing, broadcasting, production, radio, research or web development.
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12 months part-time
Hawthorn (Semester 1, Semester 2) - View application and start dates
2024 Start Dates
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
Units of study
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities, course aims and objectives and graduate skills.
Aims and objectives
- use technical and analytical approaches to analyse contemporary media industry issues in diverse contexts
- critically evaluate media texts using advanced knowledge of media and communications concepts and practices
- interpret and communicate concepts and professional practice methodologies to specialist and non-specialist audiences
- deliver independent and collaborative projects with autonomy, creativity and initiative, drawing on media production knowledge and skills.
- capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas and have an ability to engage in critical enquiry
- entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community
- effective and ethical in work, community situations and reasoning skills
- adaptable and able to manage change
- aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing (e.g. sociocultural, economic, natural).
Pathways and scholarships
- Credit transfer, recognition of prior learning and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Fees, entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
|2023 rate*||Estimated total cost of the course||Estimated cost of the course per year if studying full-time*||Annual Amenities fee if studying full-time*|
||$13,040||$13,040||See how your SSAF is calculated|
How do I pay my fees?
FEE-HELP is a loan given to eligible full-fee paying higher education students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees. The Commonwealth Government pays the amount of the loan directly to Swinburne.
- A recognised three-year Bachelor degree with a minimum average score of 60 per cent or more or
- More than five years' relevant work experience*