Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
RMIT’s Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication introduces you to fundamental marketing concepts and practices. The courses you’ll study will prepare you with knowledge of public relations, advertising, marketing and communications, and through unique, industry-informed approaches that involve real clients and projects, you’ll grow your confidence to pursue a career.
Drawing on RMIT’s close links to the advertising, marketing and communication industries and their associations, you will:
- learn from marketing and advertising experts
- master the latest industry software, platforms and programs
- solve problems for real companies and clients
This industry-led approach will help you develop essential and highly transferable skills. As a graduate, you will be ready for a range of careers and be able to use the networks you’ve built to find a job quickly.
This program has been developed by RMIT’s College of Business with extensive input from industry to ensure your learning prepares you effectively for current and future industry needs.
Professionals from the marketing and communication industry will speak in your classes to enhance your knowledge of the industry and give context to the theory and concepts you learn.
You will also complete work-integrated learning projects during the semester, completing assessable tasks in the workplace, working with organisations to solve real marketing communication problems or working on community-based projects.
This practical experience will complement your theoretical knowledge and enhance your communication, problem-solving and self-management abilities to meet workplace expectations.
Guiding the development of this program and others in the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. A marketing and communication program advisory committee also guides the development of courses to ensure you are equipped with the most current, relevant skills and knowledge.
You will study 11 core courses and one elective covering marketing and communications including:
- marketing and communication development
- industry understanding and application
- marketing fundamentals
- understanding diverse consumers and markets
- media scheduling and buying
- industry communication skills.
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Program code: C4384
National curriculum code: BSB42415
Current Year 12: Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or the Australian Senior VCAL Certificate.
This program does not select on ATAR.
Non-Year 12: Completion of post-secondary studies or at least 6 months’ work experience.
Use our fee finder to get an estimate of your fees for this program.
The tuition fees you will pay for this program will depend on whether you are offered a Victorian Government subsidised place or a full-fee place.
To find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place, follow the steps at ‘How to check if you are eligible’.
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If your application for a fee concession is approved, you will be charged 20% of the standard government subsidised tuition fee for your program. You will also be charged a lower rate on your student services and amenities fee (SSAF).
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student.
The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2018is $298.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.