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Graduate Diploma of Journalism GDJN

Program focus

This program provides students with the opportunity to acquire
a professional qualification in the practice of journalism across
different media. It is aimed at students who want to master the skills
and techniques of writing for a mass audience, and assumes they have
no professional or academic qualifications in journalism or a related

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available


2 years part-time

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Program aims

The Graduate Diploma of Journalism is a professional conversion
program which aims to produce graduates who have an advanced understanding
and appreciation of the requirements of a selected professional field
and have the intellectual and practical skills necessary to apply
knowledge in further study, research, employment, and community service.
Students are advised that the program comprises courses from the undergraduate
major in Journalism.

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Program objectives

On successful completion of the program students should demonstrate:

  • a knowledge of the principles, theoretical issues, and methodologies
    of scholarship and research in general and of Journalism in particular

  • a development of professional competence in the discipline of

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Program structure

The Graduate Diploma of Journalism program consists of eight
units of study.

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