Strategic Communication, Postgraduate Diploma | University of Tasmania | Hobart, Australia
12 months
31950 AUD/year
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The Graduate Diploma of Strategic Communication from University of Tasmania aims to produce independent and entrepreneurial communicators who can successfully participate in the contemporary media environment.

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Designed for those wanting to promote and implement change across a range of social, environment, political and business settings, the Strategic Communication from University of Tasmania helps you to develop advanced analytical skills and professional-level communications expertise. 

Students will develop knowledge of the strategic and political communications fields and media industries, and produce and engage with traditional and emergent media platforms and practices.

You will be taught by leading researchers and lecturers, who possess a broad range of industry experience in a state of the art contemporary Media School supported by equipment and technical know-how. The diploma is designed for students seeking the benefits of online learning and intensive workshops and seminars.

Learning Outcomes

  • Critically analyse media texts, practices, industries and audiences from a theoretical perspective, showing awareness of local, national and international contexts.
  • Communicate scholarly ideas in effective and ethical ways across a variety of media platforms, showing advanced abilities in at least two areas of media production.
  • Design and produce media content that responds to a changing and dynamic media environment to a professional standard.
  • Reflect critically on your professional development to support collaborative media practices.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Digital Media
  • Public Relations
  • Arts and Cultural Events
  • Professional Placement
  • Communicating Science
  • Multiplatform Storytelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


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100 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 0100440

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you’re not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, the University of Tasmania admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Entry into the Graduate Diploma requires;

  • a Bachelor’s degree with a credit average in any discipline, or
  • work experience of at least three years in journalism, public relations, event management, and/or the related professions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31950 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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