Diploma of Professional Communication
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

Build strong communication skills and become a creative storyteller with UniSQ’s Diploma of Professional Communication. Study a selection of advertising, public relations and journalism courses to develop professional, industry-relevant skills and knowledge across key communications and media sectors. Develop unique skills to report on stories that impact people’s lives and communities, delve into advertising, or public relations, learn how to effectively communicate with consumers and audiences. Future-proof your career and fine tune your career direction. This diploma has direct career and employment application and helps make the leap into university then employment less daunting. For more program information, visit Diploma of Professional Communication at UniSQ.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Professional communicators who can effectively connect and build relationships with a range of audiences are in high demand across industries. The Diploma of Professional Communication will help you develop superior skills which can be applied to a range of professions in diverse sectors including business, government, science, technology, and the arts.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Darling Downs & South West QLD