Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies

From investigative journalism to screenwriting and from digital media to public relations, this one-year intensive postgraduate programme equips you with skills in the communications field.

Select from a range of papers that best suit your interests or choose a specialised pathway in which you can develop and extend your creative and professional practice in a particular discipline.

Taught by staff who are internationally known as experts in their field, the Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies is combination of academic and creative options. It provides a relevant and flexible entry into postgraduate study.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Communication Studies or equivalent OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

A selection interview may be required.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with 7.0 in Writing, 6.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Listening and 7.0 in Speaking; or equivalent

If you have successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies, you can choose to continue your studies with the Master of Communication Studies (subject to meeting the entry criteria).

Master of Communication Studies

Quick facts
Programme code:
1 year full-time / part-time available
City Campus

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.