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The Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism+
Subject to CUAP Approval
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and have
(b) been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree with at least a B- grade average in the 300-level majoring courses, or equivalent; and
(c) been selected into the programme on the basis of a written application and, at the discretion of Academic Board or its delegate, an interview; and
(d) achieved an academic IELTS of at least 7.0 in all bands, or an equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence that is acceptable to Academic Board or its delegate, if English is not the applicant's first language.
2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, comprising:
(a) the courses listed in the Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism;
(b) attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism is awarded without specialisation.
4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
8. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the diploma, candidates who commenced study towards the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism prior to 1 January 2021 will be permitted to substitute one of 219712, 219713, 219714 or 219715, if already completed, for 295700. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2024.
Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism
Compulsory course selections
30 credits from
115.758 Interpersonal Communication at Work 15 credits
115.759 Current Issues in Business 15 credits
295.700 Examining Business Dilemmas 30 credits
30 credits from
Subject courses (60 credits from)
115.790 Special Topic 30 credits
Any approved 15 or 30 credit course from the Master of Business Studies or Master of Analytics schedules.
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Last updated on Thursday 17 September 2020