If you are a communication professional with five or more years of work experience and looking to progress into a leadership position in strategic corporate, government or organisational communication, the Executive Master of Strategic Communication course is for you.
This course is embedded in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
The course has been structured to provide advanced knowledge of communication as well as allowing you to focus on either government communication or corporate and marketing communication. You will learn how to gain deep audience insights, think outside the square to address communication problems and opportunities, and evaluate your work.
Executive Strategic Communication course
Executive Master of Strategic Communication
3 Core Subjects, 4 Stream Subjects and a Major Project
- Corporate Communication Management
- Senior Strategic Communication Advisor
- Government Communication Strategist
- Head of Communication Agency
- Chief Communication Officer (CCO)
Not an MBA, not just a Master’s
This customised degree provides advanced learning to equip graduates to work at senior management level with a specific focus on strategic communication.
Choose your Specialisation
Specialise in either Government Communication or Corporate and Marketing Communication to develop core skills in your chosen area of expertise.
Integrated theory and practice
This course culminates with a practice related project relevant to your field of interest, so you can use what you’ve learnt and apply it to your current position or organisation objectives.
This custom-designed degree for communication professionals is a collaboration between the UTS School of Communication, the UTS School of International Studies; UTS Business School, the UTS Centre for Media Transition; and the Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation, which is a leader in teaching creativity and innovation.
Distinguished Academics and Industry Leaders as Lecturers
This course is delivered by a combination of senior academic researchers and leading industry professionals.
Unique to the Executive Master of Strategic Communication, the Major Project is tailored to each particular stream and to your work. Delivered in partnership with the Faculty of Law, UTS Business School and with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, you will reflect on and apply your learning from all subjects in the course to a work-related project and produce a major document to inform a strategic communication plan. Producing this project should demonstrate evidence of research as well as reflective and critical thinking to your current organisation or work campaign.
UTS is known for its combination of academic knowledge and practical focus and the new Executive Master of Strategic Communication is a further innovation in advanced learning that will equip communication professionals for senior management and leadership roles in corporate, government and organisational communication.
Former Head of Internal Communications,
Citi Australia/New Zealand
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Why choose UTS?
Australia’s #1 Young University*
UTS is the number-1 ranked university under 50 years in Australia and number 8 in the world. That means we’re different to other institutions: we’re outstanding in the areas that we work in, whether it be our courses or our research. The odds are, whatever degree you choose at UTS, you’ll find us at the front of the pack
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Research with real-world impact
We’ve joined the world’s elite. We now sit among the Top-200 universities in the world, as ranked by Times Higher Education in 2016. That’s because our research has real-world impact, we’re respected by our peers and our learning environment is world-class. That means you’ll be getting the benefit of teaching underpinned by high-quality research, whether it be into big data, the future of work or other key areas. Imagine where we’ll be tomorrow.
Our teaching staff stand out for many reasons. It might be because they’re experienced industry professionals who have moved into academia. It might be the fact that their research is ranked as world-standard. And it will definitely be because they are using our industry-leading learning.futures approach. For all these reasons, they’re the ones who’ll be giving you the tools to advance your career.
A campus central to the city
Your time matters. That’s why we deliver our classes in a variety of different modes, from evening classes to delivering whole subjects over a multi-day block session. We’re also investing in new teaching technologies to give our students more options for blended learning. Best of all our city campus is located a few minutes’ walk from Sydney’s biggest transport hub, Central Station. You’ll be able to get here (and away) with ease.
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