Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Build upon a working knowledge of modern technology and master the emerging digital communication technologies of the future. You'll graduate with a practical skills toolkit that will guide you through periods of technological change and industry disruption. Today’s communication professional needs to have the skills and knowledge to operate in this new and disruptive digital media environment. This course will provide you with the critical thinking skills needed to design and implement solutions to the key communication challenges that confront today's society.This course is a 1-year full-time (or part-time equivalent) program that takes your career to the next level by providing you with skills and knowledge across areas such as social media storytelling, analytics and data visualisation.This program is designed to provide a broad overview of the digital communication field and foundational skills, which will be developed in further depth through the Masters of Digital Communication.In this course you will learn how to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and stakeholders in a media environment that is undergoing a profound process of disruptive transformation. You will develop skills in social media, industry disruption, data analytics, artificial intelligence, automation and visualisation to enable you to pursue opportunities in the digital communication field.


  • To meet the course requirements for the Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication, you must complete a total of 96 credit points, made up of: core units (48 credit points)
  • digital communication unit options (48 credit points).


  • Digital communication

Standard entry requirements

You must have a recognised Bachelor degree (or higher qualification).

Study pathways

Students are eligible to receive advanced standing from the Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication. The Graduate Diploma course provides a pathway to the Master of Digital Communication. Students who complete 48 credit points of core units will be able to exit early with the Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $21,600 Yes
Kelvin Grove International: $32,400 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year

Further information

This course is also delivered online and can be completed in full-time or part-time study mode.

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