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Strategic Communication

University of Technology Sydney

18 months
Duration
692 AUD/credit
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About

The Master of Strategic Communication at University of Technology Sydney is a new postgraduate degree that provides advanced study in public communication practices. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Master of Strategic Communication at University of Technology Sydney 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 Master of Strategic Communication is based on the latest research and is taught by a combination of senior academic researchers and leading industry professionals.

Course aims

Graduates of this course obtain:

  • an advanced understanding of human communication informed by social psychology, sociology, semiotics, cultural studies and other disciplines
  • the capability to synthesise communication theory and practice
  • the capability to develop communication strategy informed by research and analysis
  • a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to media and communication
  • a sensitivity to inclusiveness, equity and social justice
  • the capacity to develop communication strategies that reflect intercultural and global perspectives, and
  • practical skills to apply strategic communication to address challenges and problems.

Careers

Graduates of this course are equipped to work in senior roles 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
  • Intercultural and International Communication 
  • Understanding and Engaging Audiences
  • Managing Public Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098387K 

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.

For applicants with a bachelor's degree:

  • the degree must be in field of education, management and commerce, society and culture (e.g. Bachelor of Arts), or creative arts
  • if the degree is not in the field of education, management and commerce, society and culture, or creative arts, applicants must have a minimum of two years' related professional work experience. Employment experience is assessed according to the response provided by applicants via the employment question on their UTS e-application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    692 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 AUD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).

Funding

  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)

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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