Media @ a glance


Diploma of Media & Communication

(CRICOS Code 059997G)

The Diploma consists of Deakin'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.


  • Small class sizes taught by university level staff
  • 3 possible start dates (Mar, Jun, Oct)
  • Fast track option available (complete in 8 or 12 months)
  • Extra contact time with your tutors
  • Gain real-world industry experience when you study your Bachelor
  • World class facilities


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Entry into 2nd year of

Bachelor of Arts

(CRICOS Code 012762C)

(majors in: Film Studies, Journalism, Media and Communication, Photography, Public Relations)

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

(CRICOS Code 083978K)

Bachelor of Communication (Media)

(CRICOS Code 083980E)

Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)

(CRICOS Code 083990C)

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation and Motion Capture)

(CRICOS Code 077372B)

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography)

(CRICOS Code 077371C)

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design)

(CRICOS Code 075372G)

Diploma Campus Locations

  • Melbourne Campus at Burwood

Popular careers for graduates

Animation and digital culture

  • advertising agencies
  • film production companies
  • marketing consultancies
  • multimedia businesses
  • television corporations
  • web development companies
  • Film and digital media

  • advertising agencies
  • broadcast television
  • corporate communication companies
  • film education associations
  • film production companies
  • freelance film production
  • media associations
  • television corporations
  • Journalism

  • advertising agencies
  • consumer and business magazine publishers
  • freelance journalism
  • metropolitan, suburban and country newspapers
  • press agencies
  • public relations agencies
  • publishing companies
  • radio stations
  • television channels
  • Media and communication

  • education sector
  • entertainment industry
  • marketing consultancies
  • multimedia businesses
  • newspaper and magazine publishers
  • public relations agencies
  • radio and television companies
  • Photography

  • community arts organisations
  • creative practice
  • freelance photography
  • photo journalism
  • professional studio photography
  • web and multimedia design companies.
  • Public relations

  • communication consultants
  • consumer goods and services companies
  • event management companies
  • finance, health, manufacturing industries
  • government departments
  • marketing consultancies
  • media and entertainment industries
  • public relations agencies
  • tourism, hospitality and service industries
  • Tuition Fees

    Year International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP


    A$21,940 (A$2,742.50 per unit)

    A$18,240 (A$2,280 per unit)

    available for Australian students