36 months
779 AUD/credit 37392 AUD/year
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This Communication (Public Communication) course at the University of Technology Sydney provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge of public communication processes and industries, and their social, economic and political contexts, as well as specialised expertise in public relations or advertising.   

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This Communication (Public Communication) course at the University of Technology Sydney has a focus on professional communication careers that include public relations or advertising.  

Students explore the communication contexts – cultural, social and political – for these practices. They develop their professional skills in campaign design and production, copywriting, media liaison and writing, research and evaluation, and organizational communication management. 

Assignments provide material for a portfolio after graduation.


Career options include advertising account executive, advertising copywriter, communication strategist, community relations manager, marketing communication specialist, media liaison officer, media researcher, political media adviser, public relations consultant, publicity officer, social media strategist, and special events coordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Principles of Public Relations 
  • Principles of Advertising 
  • The Ecology of Public Communication
  • Communication and Cultural Industries and Practices
  • Strategic Public Relations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 087735G   

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • The English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 779 AUD per credit during 36 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).  

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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