Diploma in Communication

Location
UAE, Dubai - Dubai International Academic City
Dates
Dates flexible
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$14,878

Special prices available

Course Overview

A Diploma of Communication will give you a broad understanding of media and potentially lead to a wide range of roles involving professional communication skills. You will explore the cultural, social and political contexts of public communication processes and industries, institutional settings of international communication, and the way culture is expressed through media.

Once you complete the Diploma of Communication, opportunities include progression to the second year of the degree program in Media and/or Communication, or an entry level position in advertising, PR, media or communication organisations.

Successful completion of the Diploma will allow you to enter into second year of a bachelor’s degree at Murdoch University Dubai Campus with 8 units of credit.

You must complete and pass the required eight units for your Diploma.

3 intakes a year:

  • January
  • May
  • September

50% Bursary for September Intake

Who should take this course

12th and 13th Year school graduates.

Accreditation

All our Programs are accredited by TEQSA Australia and KHDA

Course content

Duration:

  • 8 units (2 trimesters)
  • You will study the below 8 units:
  • Language Enhancement Unit
  • Career Learning: Managing your Career
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Communication
  • Academic Skills for Business
  • Introduction to Digital Media Skills
  • Digital News Gathering and Reporting
  • Critical Web Literacy
  • Second year of your Murdoch University Dubai degree

Bachelor of Communication with a major in:

  • Journalism
  • Strategic Communication

About Course Provider

Murdoch University International Study Centre Dubai was established in 2008 as a core branch of Murdoch University which is based in Perth, Western Australia. The Murdoch Dubai campus is situated at Dubai International Academic City and the university is licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Providing state-of-the-art facilities, excellent student-staff ratios, outstanding student support services and world class technology, students are equipped with real-life skills and have access to the highest education standards globally.

All courses at Murdoch Dubai follow the same academic requirements as the courses offered in Australia. Murdoch Dubai awards an internationally recognized Australian degree, exactly the same as the one conferred on campus in Australia. This ensures a 100% transfer of credits if a student wishes to, at any point of time, study at Murdoch in Australia and pursue the same degree course, guaranteeing seamless education. Our mission is to extend knowledge, stimulate learning, and promote understanding, for the benefit of the wider community. Murdoch University Dubai is committed to promoting intellectual independence within a supportive and sustainable environment for students and staff and to support the UAE's ambitions in providing an ongoing pool of regional graduates equipped with skills connected to the demands of expanding industry sectors.