Diploma of Business (Public Relations)Career
RMIT has a leading reputation for Public Relations programs that enhance career opportunities. This is due to our strong relationship with the Public Relations Institute of Australia, our prominent industry connections and our unique work-based learning approach.
- You will benefit from guest speakers, and will have the opportunity to work on real projects and campaigns in a simulated communications agency.
- You have the opportunity to undertake a two-week work placement.
- There is an opportunity to participate in the Virtual Global WIL Project to implement your knowledge and skills relating to global business operations and project coordination. The project involves RMIT students working in a global team with students from Ireland and the United States to prepare an integrated marketing communications plan.
- You'll have the chance to work on real-life project briefs from members of the Program Advisory Committee and PRIA. In the recent past, students have worked with not-for-profits, government (politicians) and/or on real life projects from companies such as Siemens, Nescafe, Australia Post and Vic Roads.
- Members of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) actively review program design and course materials.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Upon completion of the Diploma, you are encouraged to progress to the Advanced Diploma of Business (Public Relations).
Advanced Diploma graduates will emerge with skills and knowledge necessary to begin a career in the public relations industry in Australia.
Typical roles include information officer, promotional event officer, PR officer and community development officer in areas such as tourism and hospitality, public policy, media, journalism and feature writing, publishing (particularly for multimedia), libraries and information services.