Deakin University

Master of Communication

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

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. 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.


16 credit points of study


  • Digital media
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Research
  • Television production
  • Visual communication design

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline OR other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent


Students completing a Public Relations specialisation and a PR-related research project may be eligible for membership of the Public Relations Institute of Australia

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $44,448
International: $66,344
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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