12 months
43500 AUD/year
30000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Strategic Public Relations program at the University of Sydney covers corporate, government, media, investor, community, political and environmental relations. You will develop an understanding of public relations theory and practice at a time when new styles of management and new technologies demand higher proficiency in communication skills from practitioners. 


The Strategic Public Relations program at the University of Sydney helps you gain the critical, creative and strategic thinking required to design, implement and evaluate public relations campaigns for a range of contexts and stakeholders. You will also learn to use the latest software and digital techniques.

Explore the various functions of public relations including media relations, relationship building, issues management, boundary spanning, stakeholder liaison, crisis communication, lobbying, public affairs, and the integration of communications functions while developing essential skills in thinking, writing, speaking and working in teams.

Career Pathways 

Our graduates have taken up positions as public relations advisers, media and communications officers, public affairs consultants, investment communications managers and social marketing coordinators.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English for Postgraduates  
  • Advanced Media Project
  • Business Process Management
  • Citizenship Rights and Social Movements 
  • Crisis Communication 
  • Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing 
  • Emotions, Agenda Setting, and Public Policy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 079644M 
  • a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 12 months.


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