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    Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism

    Curtin University

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    Australia, Perth

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    107670F

    Campuses

    Curtin Perth

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines24-Jul-2024
    Apply to this program

    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 30,450  / year
    Next Intake 24-Jul-2024

    Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism

    About

    This course is designed for people seeking specialist, contemporary journalism skills and knowledge that will equip them to work in the media industry. Students will be introduced to key journalism concepts and develop valuable communication and research skills. They will produce journalism across a range of media platforms using industry-standard facilities and technology. Students will experience work integrated learning as reporters for the Curtin journalism news website, Western Independent.

  • understand and apply a range of learning strategies; take responsibility for one's own learning and development; sustain intellectual curiosity and develop a commitment to professional research and publication, as well as reflective practice
  • assess and evaluate information, and synthesise key facts, themes, and ideas in creating journalism
  • communicate appropriately with colleagues, professional contacts and a range of audiences. Assess the application of existing and emerging technologies on journalism to create effective professional work
  • understand the discipline Journalism and the role of journalists and journalism in a globalized world; understand and apply established knowledge, principles, and professional practices in Journalism
  • acknowledge the interrelationship between local, national, and global perspectives and the impact of these on journalism: recognise individual human rights, and appreciate the importance of cultural diversity and the sensitivities which may be created when engaging with and representing issues pertaining to marginalised groups
  • demonstrate professional behaviour and standards and work collaboratively within the legal and ethical parameters of journalism
  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

  • Completion of 3 year post-secondary (post Year 12 equivalent) qualification OR hold a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University which is comparable to an AQF Associate Degree
  • English Program Requirements

    If English is not your first language, you must also check that you meet English language requirements for your chosen course. Australian students must also meet the English entry requirements.

    Career

    Careers

    • Analyst
    • Business administration manager
    • Management consultant
    • Managing director
    • Project manager

    Industries

    • Banking and finance
    • Consultancy
    • Education
    • Government
    • Health care
    • Not-for-profit
    • Private business
    • Public relations
    • Resources and renewables
    • Retail

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 30,450 

    How to Apply

    Have your supporting documents to hand, and ensure they meet our guidelines. The documents may include certified copies of your qualifications, English language proficiency documents and supplementary forms for certain courses.

    If your documents are not issued in English, an official translation from a recognised translation service must be provided.

    Recognised translation services

    • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) accredited translator in Australia
    • The Awarding institution
    • A Notary Public Office
    • The official Government body
    • An official and accredited translator*

    *Official translations are subject to review.

    If you have undertaken previous study or work that matches the content of some of your Curtin course units, you may be able to obtain credit for recognised learning, which exempts you from studying those units.

    Applying online: Use the ‘Apply now’ button on the relevant course page and following the prompts.

    Applying by mail or email: Download the International application for admission form [.pdf – 307 kB].

    If you want to package your course with a Curtin English course, you can submit your application with your course application documents to streamline the process.

    If your application is successful, you will receive an offer that you will need to accept or reject.

    If you accept your offer, you will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment ­– a document from Curtin that details your course, how long you will be studying the course, and the tuition fees. This document can be used for acquiring a student visa.

    Apply to the Australian government for your student visa. Gaining a student visa will allow you to participate in full-time study in Australia and work up to 40 hours in a fortnight. If you’re under 18 years of age, you must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.

    See our pre-departure resources for helpful information regarding your move to Perth.

    Curtin University

    Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism

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