Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication
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Stack together bite-size subjects from a wide range of areas to gain the perfect understanding of the fundamentals of digital communication to meet your career goals. From social media strategy to big data analysis, networking to event management – how you build your personalised degree is up to you.
Study when it suits you
With this digital communication course online, you can choose to study across eight different study sessions – so when you’re ready, we’re ready.
Take your study further
Successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication online and you can apply for our Master of Communication – and receive credit for the subjects you completed in your graduate certificate.
When you graduate you’ll have the skills to get ahead of the creative game and take storytelling into a new sphere. Explore roles across the online landscape – from video and design to social media and marketing – and drive connection through content.
A completed Bachelor’s Degree (or AQF equivalent) in any discipline.
Work and Life
Work experience, within the same industry as the course profile, of no less than four years full time equivalent.
English Proficiency Requirements
English Language Proficiency
Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. This will apply to both domestic and international applicants. Offer may be conditional on ELP but applicants will be required to provide evidence of meeting these requirements before the start of studies.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants. If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.
Whether creating market-leading social media campaigns for a global corporation or crafting compelling data-driven stories for news organisations – or any number of future-focused roles in industry – you’ll be set up for success with the Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication from Charles Sturt University.
Recommended Study Pattern
The course consists of the equivalent of four standard subjects * points chosen from the following:
Select subjects equal to 32 points from the following:
CCI503 Social Media Strategy (2)
CCI506 Digital Media Practice (16)
CCI507 Data Driven Storytelling (2)
CCI550 Media Production for Community Engagement (2)
CCI551 Networking and Building Partnerships (2)
CCI552 Developing Media Relationships (2)
CCI553 External Communication Strategies (2)
CCI554 Strategic Event Management (2)
INF443 Digital Preservation and Curation
INF462 Data Curation
INF461 An Introduction to Data Management
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
MKT586 Agile Thinking for Marketers in a Disrupted World
MKT587 A deeper dive into Marketing Practice
On successful completion of the course students may receive credit into the following course:
Master of Communication (generic and with specialisations) Articulated Set
* a standard subject is 8 points. Unless indicated with a point value after the subject title i.e. (2) a subject is standard.
As a Charles Sturt University student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.