6 months
16300 AUD/full
11300 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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Learn about the rapidly expanding industry of media and communication by pursuing the Graduate Certificate of Communication from Deakin University.   

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The Graduate Certificate of Communication  from Deakin University provides students with an opportunity to acquire specialist knowledge and expand their skills in the ever-changing communications and media industries.

Communications and media are among the world's fastest-growing industries and are subject to rapid and continuous technological, political, economic and social change. You can choose from a wide range of units in Public Relations, Journalism, Digital Media, Television Production and Visual Communication Design to gain distinctive interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspectives on these industries, taught by those expert and experienced in the field. 

Following successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Communication, you may choose to apply for credit to continue your studies in Deakin's Master of Communication.


Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law, Media and Communication
  • Digital Publishing
  • Design and Digital Skills
  • Designing for Web Environments 
  • Design Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Strategic Branding and Design 
  • Writing with the Camera 
  • Television Studio Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


4 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor Degree in any discipline OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)
CRICOS code: 083989G    

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16300 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    11300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11300 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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