Master of Communication

Charles Sturt University

The Master of Communication (with specialisations) develops your knowledge of contemporary communication practice and theory, including multi-platform communication and digital media.

Course Fee:

Australian: $41,600
International: $43,200

Entry Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in a discipline other than communication or media studies or completion of Graduate Certificate of Communication with relevant experience


96 points (8 subjects) for the master degree and 32 points (4 subjects) for the graduate certificate. Students electing to graduate with the exit point only graduate diploma must satisfactorily complete 64 points (6 subjects).

Subjects you can Study:

Journalism; Organisational communication

Study Pathways:

The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma (exit point only) articulate with the Master degree and credit is awarded in the Master degree for the subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma.

Who for:

Graduates of any discipline who wish to gain a professional qualification in journalism and wish to prepare for entry-level positions in this field

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info No Online 4 years

What are we most proud of?

CSU is the university with Australia’s highest graduate employment rate. Our graduates also have one of the highest starting salaries in Australia.*

That isn’t by accident

At CSU, we pack our courses full of hands-on learning in our world-class facilities. We focus all our energy on getting you ready for the job you want, as we believe that having a job you love is the key to living a full and happy life. You benefit, your family benefits and our communities benefit. 


It’s a word that means a lot to us. What is your education worth? What is getting a job that fulfils you worth? What is being able to study while working worth? What is being able to gain the same qualification whether you’re living in major city or a tiny town worth? 

To us – everything

CSU’s ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. It’s this wisdom that we strive to achieve every day for our students, our communities and ourselves. 

Insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring

These are our values, derived from our ethos. We believe that by working together, with these values as our guide, we can make this a world worth living in. And we think that something as simple as helping you get the job of your dreams is a good place to start.

*Australian University Ratings and Rankings 2017/2018, The Good Universities Guide. 

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