University of South Australia (UniSA)

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication (DCSC)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication responds to the fast-changing needs of employment and society with a focus on the creative industries sector, encompassing communication and media, which is one of the fastest growing sectors of employment globally. Covering the hot topics of communications plans for crisis, content development and management, and public relations strategies, the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communications allows students to transform theory into work-relevant skills via the production of deliverable for industry partners. Students study in a workshop-based environment with connections to industry partners, real-world projects, and placement and networking opportunities.


18 units.


  • Communication, Media and Creative Industries
  • Communication Contexts
  • Campaigns and Crises
  • Content Creation.

Standard entry requirements

  • Completed Bachelor degree from a recognised higher education institution
  • Or 5 years full-time professional work experience, assessed on a case by case basis.

Study pathways

Flexible learning options and pathways into further learning, including Graduate Diploma, Master and PhD studies.

Further information

This degree is offered both on campus and online.

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