PgDip in Creative Commerical Communications

PgDip in Creative Commerical Communications

The Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Commercial Communications is the result of a unique partnership between TU Dublin and The Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) and has been developed with extensive contributions from both industry and academia. It provides career focused continuous professional development for creative commercial communications professionals or those aspiring to work in the creative commercial communications industry.

In addition to academic and research focus, graduates will have demonstrable capacity in the planning, implementation and evaluation of effective, technology-driven, creative commercial communications. The programme aims to provide you with strategic, analytical and leadership skills informed by industry engagement.

On successful completion of all six modules on the programme you will be awarded the PG Diploma in Creative Commercial Communications and become eligible for the MSc Creative Commercial Communications (Top-Up).

Instructor:TU Dublin & IAPI



Delivery:Online (Sync.)

Course type:Post Graduate Diploma


Price: 6000€

Starting date: September 2023

Who is this Post Graduate Diploma for?

Applicants should have a minimum second class honours bachelor degree (2.2 or higher) in any discipline or equivalent third level qualification.

Applicants not meeting the normal entry requirements but with relevant prior experiential learning may be proposed by the Programme Director for exceptional entry by submitting an Exceptional Entry application to the sub-committee of College Board.


  1. Contemporary Marketing and Communications
  2. Digital Platforms & Communications
  3. Creative Thinking
  4. Communications Planning and Effectiveness
  5. Insights & Analytics
  6. Leadership in Creative Commercial Communications

About TU Dublin

Deeply embedded in our region, TU Dublin has campuses in Dublin City Centre in Grangegorman, Aungier Street and Bolton Street, and one each in Blanchardstown and in Tallaght, and, through our major infrastructural development plan, we are currently investing over €500 million in new, state-of-the-art, technology-enabled facilities to enhance our students’ experience.

While TU Dublin is already a leader in STEM disciplines, the University also supports the largest cohort of students of business, media, culinary arts, and the creative and performing arts. We are passionate about life-long learning and, as the largest provider of part-time education, we make an important contribution to the economic life of Ireland, enabling capacity building for the future.

With an international outlook, we welcome students and staff from around the world while our strong international partnerships provide plenty of opportunities for student and staff exchange programmes; major cross-collaboration research projects; and employment opportunities. We are immensely proud of our global network of over 100,000 graduates.

Joining the ranks of exceptional Technological Universities around the world, TU Dublin is planning an exciting future… Infinite Possibilities.