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Diploma of Media and Communications

The Diploma of Media and Communications consists of Deakin University's first year degree units and provides you with a pathway to second year of the relevant Bachelor degrees at Deakin. Areas include animation, film studies, journalism, media and communication, photography and public relations.

Your pathway to Deakin University

Locations

Campuses

  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Jakarta, Indonesia

Duration

  • Eight to twelve months

Intakes

  • March, June and October

CRICOS Code

  • 059997G

Course structure

Complete and pass eight units

    Two core units

    • ACC100 Communication in Everyday Life
    • ACC101 Creativity and Dangerous Ideas

    plus six additional units

    • ACF103 Writing with the Camera (available in T1, 2017)
    • ACF104 Moving Pictures: Screening Film History (available in T3, 2016)
    • ACG102 Design and Typography
    • ACG103 Design Skills
    • ACI102 Pixel to Print: Digital Imaging 1
    • ACI103 Thinking Photography: History, Theory and Cultural context
    • ALC104 Media Genres: Negotiating Textual Forms and Pleasures
    • ALC105 Media Culture and Technological Transformations: Living in the Digital Age
    • ALJ111 News Reporting 1
    • ALJ112 News Reporting 2
    • ALR103 Introduction to Public Relations
    • ALR104 Strategic Communication and Writing
    • AMC100 Animation Narratives
    • AMC104 Principles of Character Animation

Entry into second year of

  • Bachelor of Arts
    (CRICOS Code 012762C)
    • Animation
    • Journalism
    • Media Studies
    • Photography
    • Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
    (CRICOS Code 083978K)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)
    (CRICOS Code 089296K)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)
    (CRICOS Code 083990C)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation and Motion Capture)
    (CRICOS Code 077372B)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)
    (CRICOS Code 077370D)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography)
    (CRICOS Code 077371C)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design)
    (CRICOS Code 075372G)