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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Journalist, Editor, Podcaster, Videographer, Mobile Journalist, Social Media Manager, Blogger or Entertainment Publicist, this course is for you.

The Diploma of Entertainment Journalism is ideal for students wanting to work in journalism and media for the entertainment industries. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working as entertainment journalists, bloggers and social media managers.

You will also learn from those who write for print and online entertainment magazines and publications. You will undertake fundamental units such as feature writing, social media, video and digital journalism, as well as entertainment, lifestyle, fashion, music, performance and screen journalism.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world business experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

The Diploma of Entertainment Journalism is ideal for students wanting to work in journalism and media for the entertainment industries.

The diploma can be completed in three trimesters (12 months) of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

THROUGHOUT THE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

Discover journalism across music, fashion, film, television and lifestyle

Develop your research, writing and communication skills

Understand best practice in the current media landscape

Expand your knowledge and experience in video and digital journalism

Gain an in-depth understanding of publicity, social media and feature writing

Get hands-on experience interviewing musicians, fashion editors and more

Secure valuable insight into the entertainment industry and access career pathways

Study in our world-class studios, creative spaces and classrooms

Which department am I in?

School of Design

CRICOS

095136J

Study options

Full Time (3 Trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$35,694.00 (19,10,814) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 February 2022, 30 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 Trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$35,694.00 (19,10,814) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 February 2022, 30 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

George Street Campus

2/156 George Street,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

→ Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• Assessment Minimum Score IELTS 6.5

• Cambridge CAE Score between 176

• Pearson Academic Score between 59-64

• TOEFL iBT Score between 79-93

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students