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Diploma of Arts Media and Communications

32800 AUD/full
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The Diploma of Arts Media and Communications at Macquarie University will introduce you to the fundamental concepts in arts, media and communication, including digital media, media practice and production, critical thinking and modes of communication.  


The Diploma of Arts Media and Communications at Macquarie University is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. 

If you successfully complete the diploma, you can progress directly into the second year of Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Media and Communications without losing any time.

Key features  

  • This diploma will prepare you for entry into the second year of a Macquarie bachelor degree.
  • Study two units in each term: mass communications, media production, media tech, multimodal storytelling and visual media.
  • Undertake teaching and learning activities that will hep you improve your academic knowledge and study skills.
  • Study in small classes and get personalised support from our highly qualified and experienced teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Communication in the Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Humanities and the World
  • Visual Media and CommunicationsMultimodal Storytelling
  • Media Technologies
  • Media Practice and Production 
  • Critical Thinking

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International selection rank: 60
  • The selection rank is based on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). It determines the minimum eligibility requirements for entry to Macquarie.
  • CRICOS CODE: 099295F   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32800 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32800 AUD for the full programme
  • Domestic Commonwealth Supported Place 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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