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Diploma of Mass Media and Communications

The Diploma of Mass Media and Communications offers a range of choices in communications and journalism subjects. Areas of study include Broadcast Media, Journalism, Screen and Sound Studies, Sports Journalism, Strategic Communication, Writing and further studies across a range of humanities disciplines.

Fees

Year Domestic Student International Student FEE-HELP

2016

A$21,600

A$23,800

available for domestic students

Location

Duration

Two or three trimesters

Intakes

February and July

CRICOS code

077121K

Subjects

Eight units in total:

  • The Emerging Journalist
  • Writing for Media
  • Introduction to Strategic Communication
  • The Interview
  • Introduction to Screen and Sound
  • The Art of Being Human
  • Ideas that Shook the World
  • Making Media

Second year of your La Trobe University degree

  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Journalism) WAM Required:60
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Media Industries)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Public Relations)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Sports Journalism) WAM Required:60

Potential career paths at the completion of a bachelor degree

  • Advertising and Sales promotion
  • Government policy research
  • Journalism (plus Sports Journalism)
  • Marketing
  • Broadcast and online content production
  • Media production
  • Public relations
  • Publishing and editing
  • Television and radio production