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Diploma of Mass Media and Communications, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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Areas of study in this Diploma of Mass Media and Communications from La Trobe College Australia include Broadcast Media, Journalism, Screen and Sound Studies, Strategic Communication, Writing and further studies across a range of humanities disciplines.

Potential career paths at the completion of a bachelor degree

  • Advertising and Sales promotion
  • Government policy research
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Broadcast and online content production
  • Media production
  • Public relations
  • Publishing and editing
  • Television and radio production

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Core subjects:

  • The Emerging Journalist
  • Writing for Media
  • Introduction to Strategic Communication
  • The Interview
  • Introduction to Screen and Sound
  • The Art of Being Human
  • Ideas that Shook the World
  • Making Media

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 077121K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30204 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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