Graduate Diploma of Public Relations

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Prepare for a future at the forefront of strategic communication decisions with USQ's Graduate Diploma of Public Relations. Whether considering a career change, or a current public relations practitioner or manager, this degree will provide students with the practical expertise to improve the reputation of their organisation. Students will design public relations campaigns and learn how to write quality communication, leverage social media opportunities, navigate crises and issues and conduct public relations research. Graduates are ready to move from a technical role in public relations to a managerial role.

Course Fee:

Australian: $20,080
International: $24,480

Entry Requirements:

Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent. or a minimum of five years' professional work experience, or equivalent.

Structure:

8 units of core courses

Study Pathways:

Students can articulate to this program from Graduate Certificate of Public Relations, or the Master of Arts (Corporate Communication)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Related Careers:

Public Relations Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info No Part time 4 years
Toowoomba No info No Online 4 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

Good Universities Guide, 2018.

Research

We develop research solutions that deliver global impact. Our researchers are found in the field, working alongside our partners to develop solutions that can be applied directly to industry and community. Our areas of research focus include:  

  • Agriculture and Agribusiness
  • Astrophysics
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
  • Digital Life 
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • Materials Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Hypersonics 
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au   
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au  
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 

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