Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Students will develop advanced strategic thinking capacity, build skills and resources, and explore the future of a converged world. They will also learn how to leverage these skills and capacities in a range of environments: commercial, government, and third sector. Students will extend their experience portfolio, building advanced capacities in creative/conceptual enterprise, strategic communication, new research methodologies and media production. There are opportunities to develop high-level strategic plans for real-world organisations, to deliver a multi-platform/convergent media product and to intern professionally in the field. From mobile media to social media, from gaming to strategic communication, students will acquire a thorough knowledge of the converged professional landscape.


80 credit points


  • Strategic communication
  • Mobile media
  • Foundations of media arts production
  • Media project proposal
  • Researching convergent media
  • Convergent media internship

Standard entry requirements

Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in communication, information technology, society and culture, creative arts, public relations or marketing or a minimum of 5 years FTE in one of the following areas: journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, media production, communications, media relations, design, visual communication, creative arts or multimedia.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta City Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

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