Graduate Diploma in Journalism

Study Area

Media and communications

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time


Standard Duration

1 Year

About the Course

Are you ready to work as a journalist? This course is designed to give you strong journalistic skills and what the job requires today. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the journalism course’s online publication, City Journal. You will also be involved in presenting and producing live radio news and our live-to-air television news bulletin, Newsline. Strong links with industry are maintained through the course’s extensive work placement scheme, which offers you the chance to spend time in a newsroom. There are also limited opportunities to complete overseas work placements. You will also learn to put modern practice into its legal, ethical and social context. You will complete this course with the skills and knowledge necessary for an entry level position in journalism.


Average Score

at least 50%


7.0 (6.5)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Communication and Media, #44 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020