UTS is offering a range of new postgraduate courses focused on developing the understanding and strategic communication skills required for a successful career in communication management, and in specialised areas within the field of practice.
The new Graduate Diploma in Public Relations offers a professional qualification and scholarly development in essential features of public relations practice – from campaign development to issues management and media relations. It is suitable for early career communication professionals.
The new Graduate Diploma in Integrated Communication focuses on developing specialised skills in integrated communication applicable to the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Students enhance their knowledge of advertising and media relations and explore the relationship between public relations and marketing in integrated communication practice. It is suitable for either current practitioners in this field or for those wishing to specialise in this area of practice.
The new Graduate Diploma in Organisational Change and Communication will develop capacity for managing internal communication as organisations initiate, and adapt to, changes in their environments. Students will learn about change communication management, communicating with internal publics such as employees or members, and learning in organisations. This course is suitable for either current practitioners in this area or for those wishing to specialise in this field of practice.
The renewed Master of Arts in Communication Management degree provides advanced contemporary study and practice in professional communication management. It is suitable for current and aspiring practitioners who want to attain the relevant expertise to achieve their career goals. Students can now specialise in the area of Public Relations, Integrated Communication or Organisational Change and Communication through the selection of the appropriate major. Alternatively, they may elect to complete generalist studies which provide a foundation for the broad field of communication management practice. A Graduate Diploma in Communication Management will also be offered.
Our lecturers and tutors have strong backgrounds in professional practice and include several well-known industry leaders such as: former President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and an internationally recognised authority on media and communication research, Dr Jim Macnamara; Jannet Pendleton, Mai Hansford and Vicki Bamford who have professional experience spanning consultancy, government, not-for-profit and corporate communication; co-founder and head of Cartwright Williams, one of Australia’s leading direct marketing agencies, Dr Martin Williams; co-author of the Australasian edition of Advertising Principles and Practice, Ruth Spence-Stone; and author of A History of Australia’s Advertising Industry, Dr Robert Crawford.
Master’s full-time/part-time: 1.5yrs/2.5yrs,
Graduate diplomas full-time/Part-time: 1yr/1.5yrs
UTS: Communication Postgraduate information evening
Thurs 29 Sept 6pm
Building 10, level 2
235 Jones St Broadway