Graduate Diploma of Communication

University of South Australia

The Graduate Diploma in Communication provides a broad-based communication qualification with a strong focus on the impact of digital disruption within media and the creative industries. Students explore areas of social media management, public relations and digital entrepreneurship, providing them with key management skills that are complemented by critical analysis of the possibilities and impacts of big data and artificial intelligence, the emergence of Industry 4.0, and how these impact their sector. Students study in a workshop-based environment with connections to industry partners, real-world projects, and placement and networking opportunities.

Course Fee:

Australian: $29,000
International: $30,300

Entry Requirements:

Completed Bachelor degree from a recognised higher education institution; or completed Graduate Certificate from a recognised higher education institution. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


36 units.

Subjects you can Study:

Communication, Media and Creative Industries; Social and Digital Media Management; Industry 4.0 and Society; Digital Design; Content Creation; Campaigns and Crisis Management; Digital Entrepreneurship.

Study Pathways:

Pathways into further learning, including Master and PhD studies.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City West No info Yes Full time 1 year
City West No info Yes Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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