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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Journalism and Australian Studies


  • Some journalism courses are available off-campus.


This course caters for students from various disciplines with no journalism background as well as extending the professional skills of students with journalism degrees and those with industry experience. Students also have the opportunity to research their own particular field of interest in journalism and related media.


Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)

Students complete 48 points comprising the following units:

  • ATS4811 Journalism studies research seminar
  • ATS4812 Journalism  dissertation part 1
  • ATS4813 Journalism  dissertation part 2
  • ATS4814 Advanced journalism project
Course coordinator

Prof Chris Nash

Further courses

For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant Courses

  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 3932 Master of Journalism
  • 4039 Master of Journalism and Master of Australian Studies
  • 4054 Master of Journalism and Master of Business
  • 4057 Master of Journalism and Master of Environment and Sustainability
  • 4060 Master of Journalism and Master of International Development and Environmental Analysis
  • 4063 Master of Journalism and Master of International Relations
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By Research