The University of Melbourne

Master of Publishing and Communications

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Join and contribute to an industry that’s successfully orienting itself around the challenge of digital media. Though the Master of Publishing and Communications you can discover new business models and an expanded digital footprint in areas such as eBooks and apps.This program successfully anticipated the developments in the publishing industry and incorporates a digitally focused and internationally oriented curriculum closely connected to the latest publishing practices.The Master of Publishing and Communications furnishes you with the transferable skills you need to build your publishing career, including editorial, marketing, copywriting, commissioning, business and production skills for print and digital media.

Designed for

Those aspiring to careers in book editing and marketing, magazine writing and editing, technical writing and web content creation


200-point, 150-point and 100-point programs available. Thesis and internship options are available.


  • Publishing and communications

Standard entry requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalentMeeting this requirement does not guarantee selection.In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:Prior academic performance
  • AndRelevance of previous studies

Study pathways

Students who take the thesis option may be eligible for entry into a PhD.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $63,566
International: $79,376
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Parkville.

150-point program - Domestic: $41,968 International: $52,460. 100-point program - Domestic: $27 520 International: $35 072

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