Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication

Top Graduate Diploma Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

Graduate diplomas are certifications in highly specialized fields of study. After receiving a diploma, students may have a wider pool of jobs to choose from. Graduates of these programs can also command higher salaries and job titles.

 

 

Journalism refers to writing about current events for broadcast news on radio or television, or printed articles for newspapers and other publications. Journalists help stimulate and engage the general public and help inform readers and viewers of the world around them.

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Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies

Media Design School
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 New Zealand Auckland USA San Diego Italy Milan Thailand Bangkok Australia Adelaide + 8 more

Think of this programme as the bridge between undergraduate and postgraduate study. In this course you'll have one year to refine your craft - you'll have the opportunity focus on your interests, based on your own research project in 3D, interactive and web design, graphic design, or VFX & motion graphics. [+]

Think of this programme as the bridge between undergraduate and postgraduate study. In this course you'll have one year to refine your craft - you'll have the opportunity focus on your interests, based on your own research project in 3D, interactive and web design, graphic design, or VFX & motion graphics. That means when you are ready to pursue your chosen career, your raw talent will be finely tuned and raring to go.

Careers & Industry

Creative technologies is an ever-developing space, and post-graduate studies allows you to focus on new ways of doing things and become highly specialized. Like any Media Design School course, you'll be immersed in a studio-like environment thereby gaining practical industry skills that are important to employers. As you choose your own research topic, you may opt to work across multiple disciplines, to broaden your skill base and increase your career options.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Sports Media

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, journalism and communication. The course draws from the disciplines of journalism, public relations and business to deliver invaluable learning experiences in media management, sports administration and marketing, audience development, and reporting and editing across text, video and audio. [+]

UTS's unique arrangement with the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust delivers a range of opportunities for students across sporting codes, adding an in-house, hands-on element to every aspect of the course. Students are behind the scenes and in front of the action. The course is delivered by teachers from UTS's School of Communication and School of Business along with leading industry practitioners. The emphasis is on delivering both practical and reflective learning opportunities, so that graduates are doers and thinkers, and possess both practical and strategic skills.

Graduates of the program: have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills, and a critical understanding of contemporary sports media possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas, solve problems and engage audiences strive towards industry positions armed with a sound understanding of current ethical, professional and policy debates in sport. ... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism equips students with the skills, knowledge and agility to build a career in today's rapidly changing, multidiscipline and often highly disrupted digital media landscape. [+]

Students gain hands-on experience in reporting, editing and related production and design skills in a wide variety of text, audio and visual mediums. There is an emphasis on storytelling with digital tools, exploring innovation and embracing entrepreneurship. Students have the opportunity to use, experience and think about emerging journalistic practices across different areas, including drones, virtual reality and computer-assisted reporting. This course is part of an articulated program of study and is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to fully harness the power of journalism.

Graduates of the program: have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills and a critical understanding of contemporary media are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas and practices across journalism and media strive towards leadership positions that are grounded in ethical, professional and transparent practice possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments. ... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 9 months June 2019 United Kingdom Stirling

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in a range of subjects including Social Research, Education, Media Management and Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling. [+]

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in a range of subjects including Social Research, Education, Media Management and Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling.

Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Key course facts Course length: 3 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £15,075 Class hours: 20 hours per week on average Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 6 hours Subject module classes per week: 14 hours Average total per week: 20 hours ... [-]