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Diploma of Event Management SIT50316

The online Diploma of Event Management (SIT50316) course will equip you with the organisational leadership skills necessary to excel in event management offered by North Coast TAFE.


This well-rounded diploma program is ideal for those already working in the events industry, looking to upgrade their previous qualifications or formalise their industry experience. The broad-based nature of the course content means you will graduate with an adaptable skillset, suitable for a range of leadership and project management roles.


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Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Media Studies

Swinburne Online’s Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Media Studies prepares students for a variety of roles within media or advertising.


The online course equips you with a plethora of industry skills and an understanding of the media in a rapidly changing digital age.


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Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Public Relations

Learn how to develop and maintain brands and public perception with this online Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Public Relations course.


This course will teach you to build a public relations strategy and communicate ideas effectively with both stakeholders and consumers.


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Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

The Bachelor of Business (Event Management) degree is the ideal platform for those looking to break into the dynamic world of events. You’ll gain a strong understanding of business drivers and the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, execute and market events of all scales and budgets.



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Broadcast Journalism Course unit

This online unit from Griffith University offers students the chance to practise their research, writing, and production skills.


It focuses on news and current affairs for broadcast media, including video and audio content for television and the web.


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Engaging Media Course unit

Explore the ways in which we ‘engage’ with 21st century media by studying this online Engaging Media unit from Curtin University.


The unit is aimed at communication, media and arts students, and focuses on the ways in which we use, consume and engage with contemporary media.


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Independent Project Course unit

Independent Project is an online unit provided by Griffith University, which allows students to pick a particular topic from one of their majors, and conduct further independent research.


The autonomous nature of the unit develops your ability for original critical thought, as well as providing you with the opportunity to define your own area of expertise.


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International Journalism Course unit

This online International Journalism unit offered by Griffith University aims to give you theoretical and practical insight into how journalism has adapted to a global media environment.


You will learn about the impact of globalisation on journalism and international journalism practices, among other relevant and useful topics.


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Media Law Course unit

Learn about how Australian law impacts media professionals in this online Media Law unit from Griffith University.


Open to anyone, this course will equip media professionals and those interested in the media with the knowledge and tools to deal with media law.


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Media Relations Course unit

This online unit in Media Relations provides students with an advanced set of theoretical and practical skills essential for managing successful media relations roles in any environment.


Delivered by Griffith University, this unit provides an overview of the Australian media relations landscape as well as an in-depth analysis of different media styles, campaign planning, strategy, execution and decision-making.


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Narrative Journalism Course unit

This online Narrative Journalism unit from Macquarie University is designed for students interested in exploring and further developing their creative and critical writing skills.


The unit is comprised of lectures on key theoretical writing issues such as the writer’s historical identity, the nature of narrative, the relationship between writing and subjectivity, and the representation of truth.


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New Communication Technologies Course unit

Understand the impact and application of social media and the internet with this online New Communication Technologies unit from Griffith University.


The unit will get you up to speed on the latest changes in communication and counts towards a range of arts, communication and public relations qualifications.


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New Media: Communications in the Electronic Age Course unit

Learn about the changing nature of the media and online publishing in Griffith University’s online unit in New Media: Communications in the Electronic Age.


This unit, contributing to a Bachelor of Communication, investigates the social and political implications of new media.


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News and Information Gathering Course unit

Gain the skills necessary to make it in the fast-paced world of journalism, with this online unit on News and Information Gathering through Griffith University.


You will learn how to write to a deadline, handle the stressful side of the job, and cover all the rounds, from crime and politics to sport and leisure.


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News Writing and Ethics Course unit

This online unit in News Writing and Ethics introduces students to the skills used in producing a range of print and electronic media, as well as the ethical issues faced by journalists in today’s information society.


Delivered by Griffith University, this unit focuses on a range of styles and techniques used for researching and producing news for different genres and media, and examines the production and dissemination of news within the framework of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) Code of Ethics.


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Newspapers in History Course unit

Newspapers in History looks at the rise of newspapers in the West, as well as issues facing today’s media, including ownership of the press and journalism as a profession.


This online unit is provided by Griffith University, and will teach you to analyse newspapers through the prism of wider societal issues.


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Organisational Communication Course unit

Delivered by Griffith University, Organisational Communication is an online unit that teaches students to use effective management and communication strategies in today’s complex workplace environment.


The unit focuses on organisational culture in a variety of contexts, as well as the politics of power and the role of technology and the changing business communications landscape.


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Public Writing Course unit

The Public Writing online unit from Griffith University looks to give you a detailed analysis of the history of public writing as well as improve your overall public writing skills.


By analysing different approaches and theories, the unit aims to give you the ability to recognise and understand the importance of public writing and enhance your communication skills.


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Publishing in the Marketplace Course unit

Become familiar with the fascinating history and contemporary practices and procedures of the publishing industry in this fascinating online unit from Griffith University.


Discuss the role of Publishing in the Marketplace, consider the industry as both cultural and commercial, and develop an understanding of the trends towards electronic and non-traditional publishing.


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Web Media Course unit

This online Wed Media unit from Curtin University examines the trend towards convergence in media, as new social understandings and business models emerge.


The unit explains the development of social media, and how boundaries between consumers, creators and producers have become intertwined as the internet enables production, distribution, remixing, and remediation of digital content.


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About Communications

The communications industry, comprising professions like journalism, public relations, the media and events management, is a vibrant and creative field that is ideal for anyone with a flair for words, modern media and buzz creation. Organisations are placing strong emphasis on hiring those with outstanding communication skills and an online course in communications can lead you to any number of exciting career options.

Being a communications professional is all about learning how to convey messages effectively, reaching your target audience and creating the right kind of spin and hype. Depending on your particular area, you will need to learn specific techniques and strategies to achieve this goal.

Aspiring journalists can learn journalistic techniques and styles with a course in freelance journalism. By working as a freelance journalist, you will have the flexibility to manage your own time and the ability to work across a range of interesting projects for different clients. You will become skilled in interview techniques, sourcing and preparing leads and marketing your work, to ensure you always get the scoop and know how to write about it in an engaging, informative manner.

Potential communications career outcomes include: Public Relations Specialist, Media Coordinator, Events Manager, Freelance Journalist, Radio Host, Research Researcher, Online Content Publisher, Media Policy Analysis.

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