Graduate Certificate in Arts (Advanced)

0.5 years full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 031945E

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Course Description

Overview

Explore and debate the changes in modern issues that concern you, and work toward implementing the changes you want to see. These two advanced six-month Certificates focus on analytical and research techniques, which will enable you to gain practical skills that can be applied through internships and placements.

Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced)

This Certificate is associated with the already established Master of Journalism. Four core compulsory subjects will develop your critical and technical skills, while a number of journalism-related electives build on this skillset. Together, these subjects represent integral journalistic skills and understandings, with opportunities to study a limited number of advanced subjects.

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Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communication (Advanced)

Through subjects like Print Production and Design or The Contemporary Publishing Industry, you’ll learn the skills needed to adapt to the ever-changing publishing and communications industries. With practical modules like Writing and Editing for Digital Media, you’ll master the modern editorial methods across a range of media.

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 Who is it for?

For those looking for a more focused stream of study, we offer the Certificates above. Each program has its own entry requirements and course structure, which you can read about in the Handbook. They are also offered full-time or part-time.

Where will it take me?

On graduation from a Graduate Certificate in Arts (Advanced), you’ll be ready for work in professional fields including:

  • Publishing and communications
  • Policy and management
  • Journalism, editing and writing.

Graduates from this degree have worked as:

  • Editor and journalist
  • Senior policy advisor
  • Librarian
  • Solicitor.

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Application deadlines

Semester One (February) 2018 entry

31 October 2017

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Please note:

If you wish to be considered for a scholarship or bursary at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences you must submit an application to a GSHSS degree by 31 October 2017 noting that you must supply your final results and evidence of course completion by 30 November 2017 to meet the requirements of the scholarship criteria. If you are not able to meet these deadlines, you will be considered for the following intake.

It is strongly recommended your application is submitted by the following dates to ensure enough time for your student visa processing.

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