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Advance your career in this rapidly evolving industry

Top career paths by projected employment growth: 4

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PR professionals

9.8 %

Projected job growth to 2022

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Internet publishing & broadcasting

20.9 %

Projected job growth to 2022

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Media professionals

13.1 %

Projected job growth to 2022

Discover how Deakin can equip you to get ahead. Download our course guide below:

Your course options

Choose from our suite of postgraduate communication courses. Our graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs can be pathways to the masters degree.

Master of Communication

Work on projects that mimic real industry briefs, and develop skills and knowledge transferable across all sectors.


Graduate Diploma of Communication

Delve into the technological, political, economical and social changes disrupting the industry.


Graduate Certificate of Communication

Acquire specialist knowledge and expand your skills in the ever-changing communications and media industries.


How Deakin will help you succeed

  • Study support

    Whether you want to improve your study skills or need help with an assignment, student mentors are an excellent source of support to help you ease into university.

  • Workplace learning

    Take advantage of our strong industry partnerships and gain real-world experience through paid placements or work-integrated learning programs.

  • Study abroad

    Get out of your comfort zone. Deakin offers short- and long-term study abroad programs that include internships and volunteering projects.

  • Libraries

    With a huge range of titles and resources, our campus libraries will ensure that you have all the information you need, when you need it.

  • Scholarships

    Whether it's recognising academic merit or helping you overcome disadvantage, one of our many scholarships could transform your life and your future.

  • Support services

    Ranging from career information to child care, our support services aim to take care of your needs so you can make the most of your time at Deakin.

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Download the guide to learn more about:

  • Course overview
  • Entry requirements
  • How to apply
  • Career outcomes

Meet your support team

There are plenty of support services and resources available to all Deakin students. Whether you’re studying online or at one of our campuses, you’re fully supported – however and wherever you need it. 

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Career planners Get help preparing for your dream career from our Graduate Employment Division. Practise your interview skills, look for casual work and assess your career options while you study.

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Study mentors Our team of maths, writing and faculty mentors are all available during teaching periods via numerous channels including Skype, Facebook, phone and email.

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Counsellors Let our registered psychologists and social workers help you manage challenges you’re experiencing. If there’s something on your mind, no matter how big or small, we’re here to help.

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As a Deakin student, you are never alone. Teachers and lecturers are so excited and passionate about their courses, which truly makes a difference. The teachers encourage you and help you to feel motivated when you are studying and preparing your assignments

Stella Cella
Master of Communication graduate