Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Some journalism courses are also available off campus


Courses related to this area of study cater 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
  • 4054 Master of Journalism and Master of Business
  • 4057 Master of Journalism and Master of Environment and Sustainability
  • 4092 Master of Journalism and Master of European and International Studies
  • 4063 Master of Journalism and Master of International Relations
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By Research