The media and communications landscape is ever-changing, frequently in a state of flux. Future-proof your communications career – advance your current skill-set, delve into contemporary research and develop the critical knowledge required to become a leader in this rapidly evolving industry.
Ready to become a highly sought-after, communications practitioner with thoroughly honed strategic and problem-solving skills?
With unprecedented advancement in technology and the increasing globalisation of business enterprises, strategic communication and critical thinking skills are a highly-valued, modern day commodity. Deakin’s Master of Communication will place you ahead of the game and empower you to thrive in roles that influence and shape opinion.
Tailor your degree to your career goals – specialise in journalism, television production, public relations, digital media or visual communication design, with complementary electives. Enjoy a flexible, supported and stimulating learning environment, while collaborating with like-minded students, including those already working in industry. Learn from experienced staff and experts in the field, who ensure our course content stays up-to-date with the latest technological advances, industry demands and market conditions.
Explore theoretical concepts and frameworks and learn how to apply them in a practical setting. With internship and work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities available, you can enhance your employment capabilities while expanding your professional networks.
As part of a professional capstone program, you’ll undertake a research project designed for an industry or scholarly audience under the guidance of academic supervision.
Whether you’re looking to upskill, change roles or challenge yourself in a new discipline, you’ll graduate as a holistic and reflexive communications practitioner well-prepared for the inevitable industry advances, challenges and opportunities yet to come.
IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 70
Entry will be based on performance in:
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
Estimated tuition fee - full-fee paying place
$33,800 for 1 yr full-time AUD
The 'Estimated tuition fee' is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the length of your course and any approved Recognition of Prior Learning.
Now more than ever is a great time to be in the media and communications industry. From media agencies and newsrooms, to publications, community relations and government organisations, anywhere in the world – the career opportunities are vast.
Our Master of Communication prepares you for roles such as: