Graduate Diploma of Communication - Public Relations

University of South Australia

The Graduate Diploma in Communication (Public Relations) is designed in conjunction with the Public Relations Institute of Australia. It provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to embark on a career in this fast-paced and ever-changing field. Students develop advanced theoretical knowledge and technical skills in the production of public relations strategies and content for traditional and digital media. This prepares them to work at strategic levels of management and deal with complex communication challenges.

Course Fee:

Australian: $26,000
International: $27,500

Entry Requirements:

Completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent from a higher education institution; or applicants with at least 5 years of experience in a senior public relations or communications role are eligible for entry. 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; Public Relations

Further information:

This program is delivered fully online. International students who wish to study this program must study from their home country.


This program is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia. Graduates of accredited programs have an accelerated path to professional membership of the Institute.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Related Careers:

Public Relations Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Magill No info Yes Full time 1 year
Magill No info Yes Online 1 year
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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