Communications courses

Get your message across, loud and clear.

Why study communications online?

Engage with media and society. Interrogate the ways that companies engage with their customers. Understand how the digital age has shaped the way that we communicate.

Get set for work in PR, journalism, advertising, marketing, sales, planning, internal or external communications, or media. Studying online means that you can add communications expertise to your existing career.

Comms highlights

  • Understand how modern media evolved.
  • Engage with emerging technologies.
  • Explore different media forms to find your perfect career match.

Comms specialisations

  • Create a client-specific communications plan.
  • Gather and analyse audience data.
  • See how to create and distribute content to diverse audiences.

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