• Direct entry to the 2nd year of the Bachelor of Communication (majors in Advertising, Digital Media, Journalism, Public Relations)
  • Supportive learning environment provides the best possible preparation for Deakin University

Key Information

  • Duration

    8 or 12 months

  • Intakes


  • Location

    Jakarta, Indonesia

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    *Tuition fees are expressed in AUD, with payment to be made in Rupiah at the prevailing rate as per Bank Indonesia (BI) regulations


    This diploma offers a wide range of unit choices leading to the second year of the relevant Deakin University degree. Areas of study include advertising, communications, journalism, digital media and public relations.
    Employment and career options upon completing your Bachelor degree:
    • Advertising agency roles
    • Account management
    • Media planning
    • Journalist
    • Copywriting and art direction
    • Media policy and management
    • Politics
    • Research
    • Media business-oriented consulting
    • ‘In house’ brand communications

    Course Structure

    Complete and pass eight units:
    • ACC100 Communication in Everyday Life
    • ACG103 Design Skills
    ALA101 Advertising Principles and Practices
    ALA102 Creative Brand Communication
    ALR103 Introduction to Public Relations
    ALR104 Strategic Communication and Writing
    ALJ111 News Reporting 1
    ALJ112 News Reporting 2
    ALM101 Making Social Media
    ALM102 Making Video

    Second Year Entry to Deakin University*

    • A300 Bachelor of Arts
    • Major sequences:
    • Advertising
    • Journalism
    • Public Relations
    • A334 Bachelor of Communication (Advertising)
    • A333 Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)
    • A331 Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
    • A325 Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)

    Entry Requirements

    • SMA III with an average grade of 6.5 in 4 academic subjects
    • 2 passes in GCE A – levels or equivalent
    • Minimum IB Diploma score 22
    • Complete and pass GAC level 3
    The language of instruction at Deakin College is English. International students must be able to demonstrate English language proficiency before being admitted to a course. The following can be used as a general guide to English admission requirements.
    • IELTS score of 6.0 (with no band score below 5.5)
    • TOEFL iBT score of 65 (Writing 19, Speaking 16, Listening and Reading 10)
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic score of 50 – 57
    • IGCSE/O Levels minimum grade B in English
    • IB Diploma grade 5 in English
    • Duolingo English Test 95

    More Information

    For more details about course plans, accepting your offer, subject availability, streams and unit overview, please download the course and unit outline PDF.
    Course Outline Diploma of Communication