Taught course


Deakin University · Deakin University

Entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (min. 3 years) in any discipline area or approved international equivalent. Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record. English Language requirement: IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent

Months of entry

November, July, February

Course content

The Master of Communication is a stimulating course which creates professionals with advanced knowledge of communication, theory, analysis, research and skills. The course recognises the advances in communication technologies and the increasing globalisation of business enterprises.

The course is designed for those wanting to enter the professional communication industry and those already in the industry wanting to gain or add to their qualifications for career advancement prospects.

You can select to undertake specific and intensive training in the areas of journalism, TV production, visual communication design or public relations with the possibility of cross disciplinary exploration in media and communication. The coherent and flexible course structure allows you to build on your knowledge base so you can move across professional fields. The course acknowledges that a broader range of skills is required to remain competitive and maintain competencies in the industry.

Fees and funding

UK students
AU$26,000 (approximate annual fee)
International students
AU$26,000 (approximate annual fee)

Deakin University is committed to providing international students with opportunities to obtain financial support for their study program through a wide range of scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships are for full-time, on-campus international students at Deakin and are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Please note that applicants must be eligible for their selected program and be citizens of a country other than Australia and New Zealand. Additional eligibility requirements may apply for selected scholarships.

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Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months
part time
As required (for online only) months

Course contact details

Deakin International
+61 3 9627 4877