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Graduate Diploma in Web Communication

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    1 years full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Murdoch University

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What you'll learn

About this course

With the Graduate Diploma in Web Communication, you'll equip yourself with a highly sought-after skill set that allows you to identify your online audience, target your digital content, and analyse the effectiveness of your strategy.

You will learn how to optimise search engine results, use data collection tools to perform campaign analysis, employ strategic communication theories, and deliver well-thought-out communications solutions to your clients.

This course is available for on-campus study through Murdoch University, providing you with support and guidance as you build up your skills and work through each project-based module of this qualification.

Flexible exit options

If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Graduate Diploma in Web Communication, you could still be eligible to receive a postgraduate qualification.

Depending on the credit points you've completed, you could exit with a graduate certificate or graduate diploma.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completed a recognised Bachelor's degree or higher in any field, or equivalent training; OR
  • Satisfactory preparation for the course through previous study or professional experience.

Areas of study

In this communications course, the subjects you may study include:

Core units:

  • Critical and ethical issues in communication
  • Web strategy
  • Strategic communication
  • Web analytics
  • Web planning
  • Social media analysis
  • Advanced web communication project

One of the following electives:

  • Global media communication
  • Public relations, communication and culture
  • Global media: Asia-Pacific perspectives
  • People, corporates and globalisation

You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

One of the top 500 universities in the world (2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings), Murdoch University has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Across its campuses in Australia, Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch offers over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses spanning a broad range of disciplines, including veterinary science, Information Technology, law, business, psychology and counterterrorism. Murdoch University is part of the Innovative Research Universities network, a group of universities that advises the Australian government on higher education policy.
Murdoch University is committed to providing tailored support to all its students in order to help them meet their educational objectives. It provides a wide range of dedicated services, including career and employment assistance, counselling, disability support, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs and study advice. In addition, students have access to a wide range of services including mentoring for first-year students and bespoke programs to support learners who are elite athletes, international students, LGBTIQ students or reservists in the Australian Defence Force.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Web Communication from Murdoch University.

As more and more of our business, marketing and communications take place online, this course provides you with a highly-sought after skill set. On completion of this qualification, you will have the tools to effectively run a web-based communications campaign, allowing you to pursue employment opportunities at a broad range of organisations in any industry.

Curious about where a career in digital media could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Web Designer
  • Marketing Officer
  • Digital Marketer
  • Content Producer
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Web Developer

Payment options & support

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.

Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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