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Graduate Diploma in Creative Industries
Graduate Diploma in Creative Industries

Graduate Diploma in Creative Industries

  • ID:UWS610139
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,280.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,145.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,280.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,145.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$57,955.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree equivalent to an Australian degree

English Requirement

If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

  • IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest

  • TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82 (Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13)

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50

Your English language proficiency test must be no more than two years old at the time of your commencement at Western Sydney University.

Course Information

This is a unique Graduate Diploma in Creative Industries for media, marketing and creative professionals wishing to substantially reorient, enhance or develop their current skills to respond to the challenges and opportunities in the creative industries. To prosper in the current era, which is characterised by the breakdown of traditional media silos, and the transformation of media production and consumption practices, media professionals are now required to understand and connect with their audiences across broadcast, online, mobile and other channels and to integrate new platforms and social media into their mix.

The Graduate Diploma comprises 80 credit points of study either part time or full time. You will develop advanced strategic thinking capacity, build skills and resources, and explore the specifics of innovation in the creative industries. You will also learn how to leverage these skills and capacities in a range of environments: commercial, government, and third sector. You will extend your experience portfolio, building advanced capacities in creative/conceptual enterprise, strategic communication, new research methodologies and media production. There are opportunities to develop high-level strategic plans for real-world organisations, to deliver a multi-platform/convergent media product and to intern professionally in the field. From mobile to social media, from gaming to strategic communication, you will acquire a thorough knowledge of methodologies and trends in the creative industries.

This course is designed for professionals interested in an advanced introduction to the design and planning of media projects.

The Graduate Diploma in Creative Industries is designed for communication-based or corporate professionals interested in an advanced introduction to the design and planning of media projects in the area of convergent media technologies. 

You will exit this course with a media portfolio and conceptual background on the design of a cross media platform product.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a creative industries graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Market research

  • Business Innovation

  • Photography

  • Design

  • Media production

  • Music performance and more

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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