Graduate Certificate of Future Journalism

Advance your skills in
  • coding
  • social media journalism
  • mobile journalsim
  • drone journalism
  • data journalism

The Graduate Certificate of Future Journalism is designed for early or mid-career journalists, and graduates of a journalism or communications degree.

The current news environment is produced both by traditional and non-traditional players, amongst them journalists, activists, technologists, citizen reporters, social media users and data analysts.

There are however, more and more non-traditional forms in which to produce news and many new and different platforms from which people can consume news. The tension between the old and new is dissipating rapidly as the silos of television, radio and newspapers collapse and fold in to each other.

The technological strides are being made and embraced by journalists who are finding new ways to present information. The changes are also being embraced by mainstream media as enthusiastically as those in the digital-only world. The New York Times for example, recently rolled out its first online virtual reality story.

This course harnesses some of the new methodologies, some of which are currently available whilst others are nascent, in such a way that they can be applied to the production of long form, short form and investigative newsgathering.

The course has two core subjects, focused on Transmedia Journalism (the newest trend in multimedia, cross platform journalism) and the Ethics and Law of New Media. It also includes six electives from which you’ll need to choose two.

Hear what faculty head, Monica Attard, had to say about Transmedia Journalism during our on-demand Journalism faculty webinar. Register for access.  Also read more about future proofing your career with Transmedia here.

Course Features
Next Trimester:
MAY 2018
Full Time:
1-2 Trimesters
Part Time:
2-4 Trimesters
Number of Units:
Evening Classes:
Admission Requirements:
Fees per Unit:
$2, 900
Payment Options:
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This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 08/09/2021



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