Graduate Certificate


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Cross-institution - postgraduate

2006 Graduate Certificate in Journalism(R5U)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Arts (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum .5 yrs, Maximum 1 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): (03) 6226 2938


Coordinator: Ms Liz Tynan.

The Graduate Certificate in Journalism is offered on a full fee-paying basis on the Hobart campus. It is normally one-semester full-time or may be taken part-time over two semesters.

These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing the Graduate Certificate in Journalism in 2006. For students who commenced prior to 2006, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2004 should refer to the 2004 Handbook.

Admission & Prerequisites

Students with undergraduate degrees or equivalent will be accepted into this postgraduate program.

Course Objectives

Graduates from this program will gain a variety of vocational skills sought after by the media industry, including computer assisted reporting, writing skills and an understanding of legal, ethical and political implications of the journalist's profession. Environmental journalism will be a focus.


Students with other postgraduate awards may apply for credit.

Articulation to/from Course

Students may elect to complete an additional 50% of coursework units and take out the Graduate Diploma in Journalism. Students who take these additional coursework units plus the Major Research Project are eligible to graduate with a Master of Journalism degree.

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