Graduate Diploma in Journalism

Massey University

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A graduate of the Graduate Diploma in Journalism should be able to: demonstrate independent thought and decision-making in the work environments related to journalism demonstrate effective work and problem-solving skills in areas related to journalism display understanding of relevant legal and ethical issues affecting journalism and communication critically assess relevant theory and commentary about the role of communication specialists and journalists in society critically appraise their own work practices demonstrate effective self-management techniques to form the basis for future management and leadership roles access information from work and the local environment develop their own data sources and information networks

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

1. Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Journalism requires that the candidate will: (a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and (b) shall have been awarded or qualified for an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification; or (c) have been admitted to the qualification on the basis of equivalent relevant professional experience.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,600 $6,600
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,770 $6,770
Total $13,370 $13,370

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $54,000
Earnings range $43,000 - $65,000
In employment 74%
In further study 14%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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