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The Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication and Culture is a unique degree that offers a flexible program of study in multiple aspects of digital communication and culture, including the latest developments in internet platforms, social media, research tools, digital audiences, mobile media, online governance, cross-media creative and games.
This degree provides a comprehensive platform from which to engage with digital technologies and their cultural contexts. You will gain an understanding of the recent literature on technological change and its cultural contexts.
You will develop a critical understanding of the following areas: aesthetics and politics of computer games and mobile media production and circulation of knowledge in the digital era diverse meanings and operations of networks the activity of digital media audiences diverse forms of regulation of the internet.
You may choose elective units based on selected and recommended pathways from Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney College of the Arts, Interactive Design and Electronic Arts and Information Technologies. You can also undertake an internship as a capstone experience, coordinated by staff within the Department of Media and Communications.
Graduates work as creatives, journalists, educators, strategists and policymakers in technology domains and in a range of technologically mediated industries and organisations including media, the public sector, advertising, education, museums, culture, entertainment, telecommunications, IT and games.
This program is particularly valuable for professionals moving into the emerging content, services and leadership roles opening up in broadband, mobile telecommunications and computer entertainment.
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication and Culture requires:
Upgrade is possible from the Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma or Masters, or from a Graduate Diploma to Masters in the same subject area, after successful completion of the shorter course.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0
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