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

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