Master of Communication

University of South Australia

The Master of Communication integrates a broad spectrum of creative industries with a strong focus on the impact of digital disruption across the communication and media sector. Explore areas of social media management, public relations and digital entrepreneurship, providing you with key management skills that will be complemented by critical analysis of the possibilities and impacts of big data, artificial intelligence and the emergence of Industry 4.0 and how these impact on your sector. Study in a workshop-based environment with connections to industry partners, real-world projects, and placement and networking pportunities. You will have the option to select either a specialised research thesis or a professional project/placement pathway during your studies.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,000
International: $58,000

Entry Requirements:

Completed Bachelor degree from a recognised higher education institution; or completed Graduate Certificate from a recognised higher education institution; or completed Graduate Diploma from a recognised higher education institution. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


72 units

Subjects you can Study:

Communication, Media and Creative Industries; Social and Digital Media Management; Industry 4.0 and Society; Digital Design; Content Creation; Campaigns and Crisis Management; Digital Entrepreneurship.

Study Pathways:

Students can elevate their qualification to a Masters and gain credit from prior studies through the nested Graduate Diploma in Communication. Pathways into further learning, include PhD studies.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City West No info Yes Part time
City West No info Yes Full time 2 years
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

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