Graduate Certificate in Communication

Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Step into the dynamic realm of communication armed with the knowledge and skills essential for success in today’s rapidly evolving industries. This comprehensive half-year full-time (or part-time equivalent) Graduate Certificate program is meticulously designed to elevate the capabilities of both aspiring communication professionals and seasoned graduates alike.

Choose your path from two distinct fields of study: Communication for Social Change or Strategic Communication, and immerse yourself in a diverse range of courses tailored to deepen your understanding of communication theory and its practical applications. Explore avenues to effect transformative change in attitudes, behaviors, and knowledge through Communication for Social Change, or refine your expertise in professional communication practice and public relations with Strategic Communication.


Unleash your potential and seize unparalleled opportunities in the realm of communication with our Graduate Certificate program. As the sole Australian university offering a specialized field in Communication for Social Change, we stand at the forefront of innovation and impact.

Delve into advanced coursework and research, guided by industry-leading experts who are committed to nurturing your growth and success. Prepare to embark on a transformative journey that transcends boundaries, equipping you with the skills and insights to thrive in an ever-evolving landscape.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or demonstrate at least two years of full-time work experience approved by the executive dean.
  • A minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in the previous qualification is required.
  • Relevant work experience includes roles in communication, public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism, media production, or community development.
  • English language proficiency must be demonstrated through approved tests such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, BE, or CES.
  • Communication for Social Change
  • Strategic Communication

Annual fee:

  • International A$20560
  • Domestic $15,520

Future Career Outcomes

Forge your path to success with a Graduate Certificate in Communication, where countless alumni have carved out illustrious careers as public relations specialists, social media managers, communications managers, marketing coordinators, and community outreach coordinators. Our program equips you with the strategic acumen and practical skills demanded by today’s communication industries, ensuring you are primed for diverse and impactful roles. Join the ranks of industry trailblazers, making waves and driving change in a world where effective communication is paramount.

Visa Requirements:

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