12 months
720 AUD/credit 34560 AUD/year
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The Graduate Diploma of Strategic Communication from University of Technology Sydney is a new postgraduate course that provides advanced study in public communication practices.    

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The Graduate Diploma of Strategic Communication from University of Technology Sydney  is relevant for graduates seeking a career in corporate, government, political, organisational or marketing communication, advertising or public relations, and for communication professionals seeking to advance their career. The course includes theoretical and practical perspectives on up-to-date issues such as audience insights through ethical data collection and analysis, digital media communication, and strategic communication informed by research and evaluation. 

The world of public communication is changing rapidly through digitalisation, 'big data' analysis, new platforms and channels, and shifting attitudes and concerns. These are leading to changing practices and challenges, and new ethical concerns. The UTS Graduate Diploma of Strategic Communication is based on the latest research and is taught by a combination of senior academic researchers and leading industry professionals.


Graduates of this course are equipped to work in corporate, government, political, organisational or marketing communication, advertising, public relations or integrated communication, including positions related to marketing and promotion, stakeholder engagement, employee communication, community relations, media relations and public affairs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Human Communication: Theories and Practice
  • Strategic Communication and Integration 
  • Influence in the Digital World
  • Understanding and Engaging Audiences  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098388J   

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants who have not completed a bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate qualification in any field of study (or overseas equivalent) must provide:  a personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why they wish to study the course they are applying for a curriculum vitae (CV), which should include details of paid and voluntary work or other experiences (e.g. special interest groups) that could be relevant to the course.  If applicants do not submit these documents, their application may not be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 720 AUD per credit during 12 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).  

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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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