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What will I learn?

This is a great opportunity to improve your communication skills and study overseas.

Our Diploma in Communication is offered over eight courses and gives you the option to tailor your studies to suit your interests. Choose from a wide range of courses available to Study Abroad students including creative writing, media, public relations, journalism and design.

Gain knowledge and learn communication concepts in your chosen area through face-to-face teaching supported by online resources. Earn up to 50 percent credit for your prior study and complete the Diploma in one semester. You’ll also have the option to use your courses to complete a minor.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Creative Industries



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$22,600.00 (12,17,672) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

23 September 2022

More details

Start date

25 July 2022


University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,



4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast is a top-rated university which offers students excellent learning facilities in a stimulating learning environment.

  • Modern university with award-winning facilities
  • 5-star rating for Teaching Quality 16 years in a row
  • 1st in Queensland for Global Impact Rankings
  • Ground-breaking research undertaken on relevant topics