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Media and Communication
Diploma of Media and Communication
Diploma of Media and Communication

Diploma of Media and Communication

  • ID:LTC610009
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$220.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,450.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,810.83
  • Application Fee:$220.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,450.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,810.83
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

English language requirements:

Cambridge English

Level C1



IB English

Minimum of 4 in English A or minimum of 5 in English B

IELTS (Academic)

6.5 (no band score below 6.0)

La Trobe Melbourne


PTE Academic

64 (no skill less than 59)

SPM/STPM English



60 (minimum SLR 18: W22)


Other requirements: No

Course Information

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

You'll be introduced into the rapidly evolving media and communication landscape, and begin to build the associated skills and knowledge to succeed.

You'll learn about the shifting roles and responsibilities of journalists and journalism within modern societies while learning how to write short-form news articles for print and radio. Start to learn the processes and skills required for interviewing, while also being introduced to strategic communication and the medium ò screen and sound. Subjects and skills which are relevant for all areas of specialisation offered at La Trobe University.

After successfully completing the Diploma of Media and Communication, you can transfer straight into the second year of:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies)
  • Bachelor of Arts (all majors other than Media Studies)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Media Industries)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (Public Relations)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Business analysis
  • Computer support specialist
  • IT consultant
  • IT project manager
  • Network administrator
  • Programmer
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Web administrator
  • Web developer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

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