One of the first schools in the field established in Australia, UTS School of Communication is a dynamic centre of creativity, innovation and knowledge in communication, information and social science. With over 30 years of teaching experience and some of the most in-demand courses in the country, we provide a vibrant mix of cross-disciplinary and professional study that brings together the best of traditional and contemporary research.
Whether you’re a recent school leavers or a professional seeking to further your qualifications or extend your skills, or seeking to change career direction or explore new skills, UTS offers a wide range of bachelor degrees, master’s degrees, graduate diplomas, graduate certificates and research degrees to take you to the next level. UTS: Communication graduates work in media organisations, publishing houses, production companies, community groups, businesses and consultancies around the world.
Our courses areas include:
- Communication Management
- Digital and Social Media
- Information and Knowledge Management
- Media Arts and Production
- Music and Sound Design
- Public Communication
- Social and Political Sciences
UTS:Communication is part of a University that is well recognised and regarded internationally as reflected in the major rankings:
- In the top 51-100 universities globally for Communications and Media in QS World University Subject Rankings
- 1st in Australia and 8th in world’s Top 50 under 50 QS Global ranking of newer universities
- 1st in Australia and 21st globally in the Times Higher Education top 100 universities under 50 years of age.
- 24th in the Times Higher Education list of world’s most International Universities
- 193rd in the world and 9th in Australia, QS World University Rankings
- Top 250-300 ranking, Times Higher Education World University Rankings
- Top 301-400 ranking of world universities, Shanghai Jiao University Academic Ranking
Combining theory and practice
Our Communication courses will help you develop a stronger knowledge base, sharper analytical skills and experience in how to practically implement new knowledge across a variety of contexts. Designed to incorporate a work attachment or projects with industry where possible, our courses include assignments that encourage you to put your learning into practice and engage with the issues and challenges of your professional area.
Our staff are dedicated experts, many of whom have taken leading roles in their area of practice over the course of their careers. Their expertise and close connection with professional networks provide students with up-to-date knowledge and access to guest lecturers and diverse opportunities. For more information see structure and contacts.
Our superior production facilities include multimedia and multi-platform computer labs, state-of-the-art sound facilities; the new Journalism Lab; an extensive portable equipment store; a large multipurpose studio; on-campus and remote access to over 700,000 books, journals, audiovisual and online materials through the UTS Library; and a spacious student lounge for group meetings, socialising and independent study.
More than 150 companies partner with UTS, sharing their resources and expertise in our research and innovative programs, and many offer employment opportunities for our best graduates. From corporate, government and community bodies to small and medium enterprises, our range of connections will give you insight into how industry works and what employers look for in graduates. Expand your network through ours and make valuable contacts for your future career.
In the heart of it all
Study in the heart of Sydney. Just a short walk from Central Station, the UTS city campus is close to the CBD and easily accessible by bus and train. There are also a number of parking stations close to campus which offer discounted student rates. Close to cosmopolitan inner-city suburbs such as Glebe, Surry Hills and Darling Harbour, the city campus is surrounded by places to shop, eat and just hang out.