Communication and Design

Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication

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Build practical strategies to optimise both internal and external digital communication

In the recent 2019 QS World University Rankings, QUT’s communication and media courses have placed first in Australia and 16th worldwide. This reflects QUT’s real-world technology focus and is the culmination of the university’s commitment to preparing graduates for the changing realities of tomorrow’s digital workplaces.

The Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication is designed to produce communication professionals well-versed in contemporary communication technologies. Graduates will be able to build upon this working knowledge of modern technology in order to also master the emerging digital communication technologies of the future.

The skills you will gain during your study cover a wide range of competencies including social media, data analytics, artificial intelligence, automation and visualisation. This practical skills toolkit will guide you through periods of technological change and industry disruption. You will have practical strategies at your disposal to optimise both internal and external digital communication.

Your diverse knowledge of contemporary and emerging digital technologies will prove to be an asset when planning your next career move.

Once you attain your Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication, you may wish to continue your study in order to attain your Master of Digital Communication.

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Entry criteria

You can gain entry into the Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication with:

  • A completed Bachelor degree (Level 7) or higher.


This course is not available to international students.

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Course units

Micro units

Social Media Storytelling

Debates in Digital Culture

Visualising Data

The Power of Platforms

Introduction to Social Media Analytics

Coding for Communicators

Standard units

Audience Analytics

The Digital Creative Economy and the Future of Work

Automating the Digital World

Communication Research and Problem Solving

Project units

Social Media Strategy Project (12 credit points)


Our dedicated support team are here to help you when you need it. They are available online or over the phone seven days a week to answer all your questions. They are here to help with everything from technical support to academic questions. QUT Online has the tools and people to make your postgraduate study achievable and enjoyable.

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Career opportunities

Digital Coordinator

Coordinate the delivery of forward-thinking digital communication strategies in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Digital Media Officer

Prepare and coordinate communication materials while maintaining content across various communication mediums.

Digital Content Writer

Research, plan and produce compelling web content using Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies.

Digital Copywriter

Write appealing and accessible copy that improves the online experience for customers.

Learning at QUT Online

A unique opportunity

Whether you’re advancing or changing your career, studying online is the flexible way to achieve your goal, allowing you to log on and learn when it suits.

Your network

We are ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for employer-student connections. And when you study with us, our connections become your connections.

Learning that suits you best

Fit study into your life, when it suits you. If you study on your lunch break, or after your kids are in bed, you can access everything you need, wherever you are.

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Apply online by filling out our application form or speak to a Course Consultant on 1300 104 196

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