#22 in the world
Ranked 22nd in the world for arts and humanities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
This degree will provide you with core media skills to help you become an effective communicator across health and medicine, public affairs, public relations, community relations and journalism.
Designed for aspiring and experienced communicators, health advocates, public relations specialists, media experts, and healthcare professionals, the course encourages development of skills in:
While our students come from different disciplines and career stages, all are motivated to make a difference in people's health and wellbeing.
Our health communication program combines the expertise of Sydney's Department of Media and Communications with the resources of the School of Public Health.
With a cross-disciplinary and collaborative approach to both media and health disciplines, our program is the most comprehensive and specialised course of its kind in Australia.
A Graduate Diploma of Health Communication can lead you to a career in health promotion, health policy, health journalism, public affairs, public relations and community relations in government, not-for-profit organisations, media and corporate organisations.
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma in Health Communication requires:
You can progress from the Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma or Masters, or from a Graduate Diploma to Masters in the same subject area, after successful completion of the shorter course.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0
Camperdown/ Darlington campus