Master of Communication

Master of Communication

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: 31 May
Processing time: 20 days
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$33,904
Domestic tuition: A$26,600

Program overview

Choose between two specialised fields: Communication for Social Change or Strategic Communication. You will gain the skills to design and implement communication strategies across a range of applications. Focus on social change theory and practice and explore ways communication can change attitudes and behaviour. Alternatively, design professional communication solutions while expanding your engagement, crisis planning and critical thinking skills.Undertake a combination of advanced level coursework and research, with the option of choosing to complete a research project or thesis on a topic of your choice. You will put theory into practice and apply what you've learned as you develop your ideas.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 5; or GCCommun* or GDipCommun* with a GPA of 5; or Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 5 and have at least 2 years of professional full-time work experience relevant to the chosen field of study. *Please note the GCCommun or GDipCommun can only be used as the basis of entry into the program if you already have an existing approved degree in the same discipline. IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.

Career opportunities

Graduates with a specialisation in Communication for Social Change work as private consultants, or find communication and facilitation specialist roles in government, non-government, community-based organisation, and international research and development organisations. Graduates with a specialisation in Public Relations and Professional Communication are well equipped for diverse roles in public relations and marketing communication consultancies, not-for profit organisations and government bodies, including organisational communication, crisis management, government relations, social media management and political campaigning roles.

Campus location

Brisbane , Australia

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