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Social Media and Public Engagement

Postgraduate Certificate
6 months
Duration
26000 AUD/full
17500 AUD/full
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About

This Graduate Certificate in Social Media and Public Engagement from University of Canberra will introduce you to key subjects in social media, including social informatics; government, media and public engagement; philosophies of communication; new technologies and the future of the online environment.

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Overview

You will develop the practical and theoretical skills associated with different technological approaches and platforms, and will graduate able to competently negotiate both current and emerging social media entities within a private, public or not-for-profit workplace environment.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Social Media and Public Engagement from University of Canberra and you will:

  • examine the impacts of social media in a range of areas including politics, business, regulation and social groups
  • understand the conceptual theory behind online environments
  • translate your theoretical knowledge into new and useful practical ways of engaging people in a social, institutional or media context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Informatics 
  • Government, Media and Public Engagement
  • Philosophies of Communication, Technologies and Change
  • Social Media

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.

CRICOS: 00212K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    17500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

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